Paul has significant experience in personal injury claims acting on behalf of both claimants and defendants. He has had a particular interest in industrial disease cases i.e. deafness, repetitive strain injuries, vibration white finger, industrial asthma, dermatitis, workplace stress and asbestos related disease.
In Silk, Paul has aquired extensive experience of catastrophic injury cases claims including brain damage and fatal accident claims frequently attracting awards or settlements of very high value.
Paul also has experience of undertaking multiparty litigation subject to group litigation orders.
“Extremely hardworking and dedicated.”
Legal 500 2019
Highly experienced in challenging catastrophic injury and fatal accident claims. He also has expertise in industrial disease cases. Strengths: “He gets to the heart of a case with ease and precision.” “Paul has an impressive appetite for fighting difficult cases. He has an excellent client manner and negotiating skills combined with experience, knowledge and a pragmatic approach.” Recent work: Defended Myerscough College in a claim brought by a trainee arboriculturist who fell out of a tree he was climbing under supervision when he detached all his safety gear.
Chambers UK 2018
“The go-to silk on circuit for high-value personal injury cases.”
Legal 500 2017
Part Time Judge of the First Tier Property Tribunal (Agricultural and Drainage)
Honorary Professor of Law: Birmingham University
Member of the Personal Injury Bar Association
Approved for direct public access