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Paula Kennedy

Paula Kennedy

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Paula is a partner in the corporate department, specialising in investment funds.

She advises on the structuring, establishment and operation of a wide range of private funds, with particular expertise in the use of Scottish limited partnerships in fund structures. Clients include major domestic and international fund houses, and City and international law firms.

Paula has significant experience in advising institutional investors on investments in private equity and other alternative funds. She leads Burness Paull's growing investor-side practice which advises on primary investments, secondary deals and co-investments.

Prior to joining Burness Paull, Paula spent a number of years in the City working with Travers Smith.

Described in Chambers as "extremely knowledgeable, experienced and precise", Paula is ranked for Partnerships (Scotland). She is also recognised by Legal 500 and listed in the International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers 2019.

Recognised by Legal 500 as "a rising star."


Paula Kennedy




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