Paul has an Honours degree in Law, Politics and History and obtained a Distinction in the Solicitors' Finals Course. He was winner of the Law Society prize for outstanding academic performance in his year. He holds the further qulification of being a Higher Rights (Civil) Advocate, allowing him the rights of audience in the Secior Courts otherwise reserved for barristers.
He became a partner in the firm in 2001.
Paul specialises in complicated personal injury, clinical and professional negligence cases, employment law and general Civil Litigation/Court Actions including contract and commercial disputes, company actions and directors / shareholders disputes, as well as acting in relation to company and partnership sales and purchases.
He was a Post-Graduate lecturer in advanced litigation (personal injury), business law and solicitors' accounts, on the Solicitors' Finals Course at the Birmingham City University. Paul was also a visiting lecturer at the University of Law in Birmingham.
He is a full member of the Employment Lawyers Association and acts for both employers and employees on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious issues, including the drafting of contracts, Employment Tribunals and drafting/advising on Settlement Agreements (formerly compromise agreements).
Paul acts in a wide variety of disputes in the County Court, High Court and tribunals including the Court of Appeal in recent years in the widely reported and important case of Akici -v- L.R. Butlin Ltd.
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