Paul Stagg

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Year Of Call: 1994

Paul has a wide-ranging common law practice, acting for both claimants and defendants. With extensive experience of jury, tribunal and appellate advocacy in addition to cases tried by judges alone, he has a particular interest in civil claims against local authorities and the police, and in social security and community care law.

Paul is recommended as a leading junior in the latest editions of Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 which describe his as follows:-

“Creative and unafraid to us innovative arguments.”

“He is personable but firm in settlement negotiations.”

“He shows fantastic attention to detail.”

“A go-to counsel for Human Rights Act claims: a walking law library.”

“His paperwork is really good and you can trust he’ll be better prepared than the other side.”

“He’s incredibly knowledgeable and it feels like having a heavyweight on your team when he’s involved.”

“He’s got a fierce intellect and is very user-friendly.”

Paul has written and lectured extensively in his areas of practice. He also has a long-standing commitment to pro bono work with the Bar Pro Bono Unit, FRU and Waterloo Legal Advice Service. 

Paul is authorised to accept instructions under the Public Access Scheme.


Practice Areas


  • Administrative Law Bar Association
  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Social Security Legal Practitioners’ Group