Paul Whitfield-Jones

Space & Satellite, Sanctions & Export Controls, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

"Paul Whitfield-Jones is extremely skilful in this area."
Legal 500: EU and Competition


Paul Whitfield-Jones helps clients with regulatory compliance, transactional advice and investigations in the areas of economic sanctions, export controls, anti-corruption, foreign direct investment and money laundering. Paul has advised clients in a broad array of sectors, including defence, space, energy, finance, insurance, transport and engineering.


  • Providing on-going support and advice to the group export controls team of a major defence company.
  • Part-time secondment to the trade compliance team of a major international engineering company.
  • Assisting a major aerospace company on conducting a group-wide risk assessment relating to sanctions and export controls, and developing a suite of sanctions and export control policies and procedures based on findings from the risk assessment.
  • Supported an independent integrity compliance consultancy reporting to the African Development Bank (AfDB) in relation to a large Chinese company debarred by the AfDB and other MDBs.
  • Assisting an international engineering company with a risk assessment of its third party agents and distributers.


  • Listed as a key lawyer for EU and Competition, "Paul Whitfield-Jones is extremely skillful in this area." "Engaging, very knowledgeable and hugely supportive and helpful. Whilst I realise that I only know a handful of people there, Paul Whitfield-Jones and Jason Hungerford give me nothing but total confidence in the capabilities of the rest of their staff" Legal 500.

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