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Paul Sampson



Sampson Paul
Paul Sampson



Paul advises sponsors, investment managers, asset managers, institutional investors and placement agents on the establishment of, participation in and regulation of a broad range of regulated and unregulated investment funds, including real estate funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, funds of funds and infrastructure funds.

Paul is listed as a Next Generation Partner in Legal 500, Investment Funds 2021.

News & insights

Glass high-rise buildings

Publications: 17 MAY 2021

Pensions Academy Online

Throughout the week of 10 May 2021 we hosted our Pensions Academy Online - an update on issues for pension schemes and the people that run them. Recordings of our sessions can be found below.

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Glass building, city, reflections

Publications: 12 MARCH 2021

Great Fund Insights podcast: In conversation with PRI – navigating the ESG landscape in 2021 from a manager and investor perspective

As part of our focus on ESG, Paul Sampson and Eleanor Wells from our Funds & Asset Management practice speak to Peter Dunbar at the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in relation to ESG…

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Risk Free Rate and LIBOR Cessation – What does this mean for fund finance?

Publications: 27 OCTOBER 2020

Risk Free Rate and LIBOR cessation – what does this mean for fund finance?

Our previous note entitled ‘Great Expectations – IBOR Transition for Funds and Asset Managers’ discussed the potential impact of IBOR transition on asset managers. 

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Allen & Overy graphic

Publications: 31 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: NAV issues in open-ended real estate funds

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting government lockdowns have brought intense volatility both to financial markets and the real economy, and a sharp return of challenges that confronted asset managers…

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Banking and Finance



Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2010


BA (Hons), English, University of Birmingham, 2005

LLB (Hons), Law, The College Of Law, London, 2007