Paul Newman

Paul Newman Partner, Head of Leisure and Hospitality

Paul is an assurance and advisory services partner in the London office and head of the firm's leisure and hospitality sector group. He spends a significant amount of time in the market with operators, banks, PE houses and property agents to bring first-hand experience and insight on trends and KPIs and facilitate sector peer networking including introductions to debt/equity funders

He acts for a number of high profile and exciting concepts operating in the UK and overseas with a particular personal interest and focus on the London eating and drinking-out scene. Clients include a number of established multi-site operators in the casual dining sector including Jamie Oliver restaurants, Brasserie Blanc and Ping Pong as well as younger concepts like The Breakfast Club, MEATliquor and Red’s True Barbecue.

Whilst he specialises in leisure and hospitality, he also looks after a wide range of other businesses from owner managed to fully listed. He has significant experience and expertise in advising PE backed businesses and understands the unique challenges and opportunities they face.