Paul Davidson joined private equity group, West Coast Capital in 2005 following a successful career in corporate law in the UK, the US and Commonwealth of Independent States. As an active partner in West Coast Capital as well as providing legal counsel, Paul focusses on deal sourcing and transacting.
Since joining the group, Paul has successfuly led the acquisition and delisting from the LSE of the UK’s largest garden centre business, Wyevale as well as a series of acquisitions and disposals.
Prior to joining West Coast Capital headed the corporate team of UK lawyers, McGrigors.
In late 1994 Paul was seconded to an oil and gas company called JKX whose focus was on the former Soviet Union, primarily in Ukraine, Georgia and the Russian Federation. JKX listed on the London Stock Exchange in mid 1995 and at that time Paul joined the company as its Legal Director on a full time basis. During his time as Legal Director, Paul gained wide commercial experience as the company concluded a number of transactions throughout the former Soviet Union.