Dr Paolini is Reader in Banking and Company Law. His area of research and interest also includes Insurance Law and Dispute Resolution. He is the co-author of Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance the winner of the British Insurance Law Association Insurance Book Prize in 2009. Dr Paolini holds the position of Insurance Law Consultant to the International law firm Clyde & Co LLP with presence in more than 40 jurisdictions worldwide. Dr Paolini’s consultancy, as a member of international dispute resolution of the firm, includes advising on directors’ and officers’ liability insurance, international insurance disputes and providing guidance as to the operation of the Latin American insurance market. He is also the vice chairman of the civil liability insurance working party in the International Insurance Law Association (AIDA).