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Sheena Paul

Senior Counsel

Washington, D.C.

Sheena Paul

Senior Counsel

Washington, D.C.

Sheena is a Senior Counsel in Allen & Overy’s asset management group, where she advises clients on a broad range of regulatory and transactional issues, with a specific focus on fund formation and regulatory matters relating to investment funds in the U.S. 

Sheena is experienced in advising funds (including registered investment funds) and asset managers in connection with an array of transactional and regulatory matters, including those arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Securities Act of 1933.

News & insights

Publications: 28 MAY 2020

Webinar: Covid-19 coronavirus - Forbearance: mortgage debt and unsecured lending support in the UK, France, Italy and Spain

In this webinar, we discuss the measures introduced for mortgage debt and unsecured lending for owner occupied borrowers and those with buy-to-let mortgages in UK, France, Italy and Spain, where…

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Publications: 22 MAY 2020

UK Insolvency Reforms and Derivatives: Impact of the prohibition on the operation of termination and certain other provisions

The UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (CIGB) was introduced to Parliament on 20 May 2020 and proposes to support the real economy by introducing certain reforms to give companies increased…

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Allen & Overy assists Eurofins in recent equity and debt capital market transactions

News: 22 MAY 2020

A&O assists Eurofins in recent equity and debt capital market transactions

Allen & Overy has advised Eurofins Scientific (Eurofins) on a successful fundraising through the issuance of new shares and a bond issuance. 

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Proposed revisions to the Volcker Rule

Publications: 06 FEBRUARY 2020

Proposed Revisions to the Volcker Rule

On January 30, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Securities and Exchange…

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Capital Markets


Washington, D.C.

Allen & Overy LLP
1101 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.

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Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2013

Admitted: Bar of the District of Columbia, 2014


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center 2012

B.A., Macalester College 2007

Published work

"Registered Investment Companies - Commercial Considerations for First Timers," The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Public Investment Funds 2018, Global Legal Group (2018), with Marc Ponchione