Year of Call: 2003
EDUCATION: BA (Hons)
• 2003 Called to the Bar (Inner Temple)
• 2004 - 2005 Junior of the Northern Circuit
Paul exclusively practices family law and is instructed in the full range of children’s matters in both public and private law proceedings.
Paul has appeared at all levels of court including the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
Paul is qualified to accept instructions under the Direct Public Access to Barristers scheme.
• Private Law Children
In private law children proceedings, his practice encompasses applications concerning leave to remove from the jurisdiction, child arrangements, parental responsibility and specific issue.
• Public Law
In public law children proceedings Paul represents parents, children, family members in complex children matters. He is also instructed by local authorities, Cafcass legal and the Official Solicitor.
• Injunction proceedings
Paul regularly appears in injunction applications under the Family Law Act and has represented parties in Protection of Harassment Act injunction proceedings, committal proceedings and Hague Convention proceedings.
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
Paul enjoys distance running and swimming in his spare time.
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