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Paul is UK Head of Professional Practices, SME Banking at Lloyds Bank — which looks after firms with annual turnover of up to £25 million.
His role is to ensure that the bank's professional practice customers receive the right level of service.
This means designing financial products that meet the needs of a changing professional landscape, delivered by specialist relationship managers.
Paul is responsible for maintaining the high level of legal sector knowledge among these specialists. He speaks and writes regularly on financial issues affecting the professions — and in particular the legal sector.