Paul Lawrence

Group Head of Funds, Europe and Asia / London

Paul Lawrence

+44 20 7160 5024

+44 771 474 1904



Areas of expertise

  • Corporate Services
  • Depositary Services
  • Fund Services
  • Private Equity Services
  • Real Estate Services


Paul joined the firm in June 2008 and is the Head of Elian's European Funds business, which comprises a team of over 130 professionals providing corporate and fund administration services to Real Estate, Private Equity and Debt structures, including AIFMD Depositary services Paul has over 25 years experience in the financial services sector having worked in the UK, Isle of Man, Jersey and Luxembourg. Paul has extensive experience of structuring private equity and real estate investments for institutional clients, including private equity managers, pension funds and listed property companies, utilising his extensive commercial real estate knowledge. Paul acts as director to both regulated and unregulated structures where he focuses on regulatory compliance and corporate governance.

Paul has a professional qualification background in Banking, Trust and Company Administration, Investments and recently completed the Investment Property Forum Diploma through the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.

Paul is an active member of the Investment Property Forum (IPF), the Association of Real Estate Funds (AREF) and Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV)."