Costs and Litigation Funding form a significant part of Paul’s practice. Paul is an experienced costs practitioner, undertaking a wide range of costs disputes in both advisory form and advocacy at hearings.
Paul regularly undertakes Costs and Case Management hearings in both the High Court and County Court, in particular for high value and complex cases to be budgeted and advises in relation to the preparation of budgets beforehand.
Paul appears at detailed assessment hearings on behalf of both paying and receiving parties, particularly those with substantial preliminary issues. Paul has undertaken costs appeals in the High Court and is often instructed in relation to specific costs orders relating to issues including non-party costs, wasted costs and other conduct issues.
Experienced in numerous different personal injury issues including pain disorders, brain and spinal injuries and amputations. He represents both claimants and defendants. He is also well regarded for his handling of cases concerning elements of fraud.
"He’s prepared to take on difficult cases and is always up for a fight. He has an excellent grasp of the law and is fantastic in conferences." "He’s always very prepared, calm and he handles the client well - he deals with them very sensibly and is very down-to-earth, but he can also be firm when necessary."
Chambers UK 2019
‘Brilliant with clients, especially in sensitive cases.’
Legal 500 2019
"Very capable and tactically astute." "He has an excellent grasp of the law but I am particularly impressed with the way in which Paul deals with clients face to face. He is very sympathetic and gives the best advice in a straightforward manner."
Chambers UK 2018
Experienced in numerous different personal injury issues including pain disorders, brain and spinal injuries and amputations. Clients repeatedly praise his ability to remain calm in difficult circumstances. Strengths: "Clients absolutely love him." "Approachable, efficient and dependable. His advocacy skills are impressive."
Chambers and Partners 2017 Midlands Band 1 Junior
Personal Injuries Bar Association
Professional Negligence Bar Association
BSc (Lond) (First Class Honours)