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Paul McCannah

Head of Legal Project Management


+44 (0)115 908 4816


Paul heads up our legal project management (LPM) function at Browne Jacobson. Paul is responsible for developing the LPM function as well as operating as a legal project manager on significant projects for our clients. 

Paul was previously a corporate lawyer and partner at Browne Jacobson specialising in M&A and private equity transactions and corporate governance, acting for management teams, large corporates, SMEs and private equity firms. Paul has gained significant hands-on project management experience in his 15 years working on and running corporate transactions and projects. Having gained the PRINCE2, APMP and IILPM qualifications, he has since transitioned to a full-time legal project management role, drawing on his corporate experience to support clients and colleagues in delivering significant projects both in the public and private sectors. 

Featured experience

National public sector environmental project

Acting for a national regulator on a two-year public sector environmental project. 

National public sector inquiry

Acting on a significant national public sector inquiry for a core participant. 

M&A expertise

Acting as lead corporate lawyer for blue chip corporate clients and SME/owner-managed businesses in delivering significant projects and transactions, project managing and advising on multiple workstreams across various legal teams including acting on a significant pharmacy disposal for a large corporate, and acting for a listed recruitment agency on implementing its acquisition strategy of numerous businesses.