“Harold was BLP’s Senior Partner for 14 years, guiding the firm from strength-to-strength both internationally and in the UK. He remains a tremendously popular and likeable Ambassador for the firm as attested by all of my clients who have met him. Harold continues to serve as a valued member of the BLP team, focusing on the development of our international profile.” (Robert MacGregor, BLP Chairman)
Senior Partner Emeritus of the firm, with 40+ years’ experience as a lawyer, with particular expertise in corporate finance and corporate cross-border transactional work.
Led the expansion of Paisner & Co during the 1980s and 1990s, and has more recently been actively involved with the firm's international strategy, including the development of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner's Preferred Firm Network. Bryan Cave Leighton Pasiner now has offices in 12 jurisdictions, as well as close links with law firms in Continental Europe, the US, the Middle East and the Far East.
Involved in Paicolex Trust Management AG, BLP’s trust company in Zurich and the Isle of Man.
Serves as Chairman of the International Issues Committee of the Law Society, and Advisor to the President of the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA).
Member of the International Bar Association, The American Bar Association, the British Baltic Lawyers Association and the UIA.
Non- executive directorships include: Interface, Inc. and PUMA VCT 11 plc.
Involved with a number of charitable organisations.