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Paul Denham, Principal Associate

Paul Denham

Principal Associate

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Financial services

Practice notes

Paul advises banks, building societies, asset managers and corporate buyside entities on a range of matters including derivatives and securities finance transactions and implementation of financial services regulation. Paul’s experience includes:

  • negotiation of ISDA Master Agreements, ISDA collateral documentation and long-form confirmations;
  • negotiation of GMRAs and GMSLAs;
  • advice on compliance with EMIR together with associated agreements such as delegated reporting agreements and adherence to related ISDA Protocols;
  • negotiation of client clearing agreements;
  • negotiation of prime brokerage agreements;
  • advising prudentially regulated entities on their regulatory capital requirements including recognition of netting/collateral arrangements; and
  • providing advice on matters such as negative interest rates, the implications of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive and safekeeping/administration of assets (including negotiation of CREST documents).

Prior to joining Eversheds in 2013 Paul spent nine years working for retail banks including four years within a treasury team where his work focused on legal and transaction management aspects of derivatives and capital markets and the implementation of financial services regulation.