Paul Brabant is a top name in the region who wins plaudits from commentators for his expertise in regulatory investigations as well his strong international experience.
Paul has more than 20 years of experience working in a variety of roles in the global legal sector. He has acted as a lawyer, an electronic discovery expert and a software development executive in the United States, France and the United Kingdom. Paul advises lawyers in cross-border disputes and investigations, and he leads internal and regulatory investigations for high-profile clients. As a former legal technology executive, Paul incorporates automation, machine learning and predictive modeling into his practice yet understands how to work within the limits of such technologies.
Paul has a Juris Doctor from Washington College of Law at American University and speaks English, French and Spanish.
Paul’s relevant experience includes: leading an investigation into the business practices of a European subsidiary of a multinational firm. Extracted data from the company’s servers and user devices, and cross-referenced user data to records extracted from the company’s HR, payroll, and accounting systems. After identifying a pattern of self-dealing, the investigation led to the dismissal of the executive team and preparation of the necessary evidence to protect the parent company; leading the management of e-discovery in a litigation matter involving a claim between companies in the Middle East valued at more than £500 million, provided forensic analysis to assess claims of tampering with evidence; leading the e-discovery component of a litigation matter involving one of the largest banks in Ukraine by managing 10s of terabytes of data, processing the data in-country and consolidating evidence from related entities across the United States, Switzerland and various countries in Europe.