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.