Press Release April 26, 2022

Paul Lyons Named to Financial News Fifty Most Influential Lawyers 2022

Goodwin partner Paul Lyons has been named to Financial News list of the Fifty Most Influential Lawyers in Europe for 2022. Now in its second year, this honor recognizes senior lawyers and firm leaders who have demonstrated influence in their sector and stellar performance over the past year.

Lyons is a partner in Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry group and co-chair of the firm’s London office. His practice focuses primarily on real estate debt finance, where he has significant experience in advising both borrowers and lenders at all levels of the capital stack.

A leader of Goodwin’s London office since 2017, Lyons has helped to usher in a period of unprecedented growth. During his tenure, the size of Goodwin’s UK presence has increased to over 200 lawyers, and Goodwin has become the fastest growing US law firm in London.

In addition to this recognition, Lyons has been routinely recognized for excellence in Real Estate Finance by Chambers UK, The Legal 500 UK and IFLR1000. Client feedback in Chambers has praised Lyons’ “vast experience,” and described his counsel as “practical but also extremely commercial.”