Paula Holland


I love to see companies and entrepreneurs start, grow and exit their businesses with the help of retention and incentive arrangements which keep their people engaged and driven. Hopefully a recipe for success!

Paula Holland has more than 20 years’ experience of executive compensation and equity incentives in the UK, the US and internationally. Companies turn to Paula for advice and transactional support throughout their life cycle as they build their businesses, expand internationally and plan their exits. Paula is skilled in advising multi-nationals, both public and private, on the incentive aspects of their most strategic transactions including M&As, IPOs, and SPACs. She also assists remuneration committees in their determinations relating to retention and incentive arrangements for board members and senior management.

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Excellent - she understands our needs and demands as second nature, and her speed of delivery is exceptional – Chambers UK

  • Lincoln College, Oxford
    MA, Jurisprudence

  • Chester College of Law

  • Queen Mary College, London

Admissions & Credentials

England & Wales

Rankings & Accolades

    The Legal 500 UK: Employee Share Schemes (2022)

    Chambers UK, Employee Share Schemes