Paul Okel is a lawyer and teacher. His work structures the development of international business and explores legal argument in the context of globalization.

He has advised business owners and investors on innovative projects in and with Europe. He is experienced in distribution and supply arrangements, licensing, joint ventures, and corporate unbundling.

He has worked with legal departments to improve document quality and with hundreds of lawyers to develop rhetorical and stylistic competencies.

Paul studied history and law at The University of Chicago, and read with Dame Rosalyn Higgins at The Hague Academy of International Law. He holds a graduate degree in political theory from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.

He offers perspective on the European Union in talks at businesses. One day a week, he teaches the law of the European Union and international business at French universities and grandes écoles.

He lives in France with his wife and children.