Since joining the Victorian Bar in May 2002, Paul has practised in the areas of Employment and Industrial Relations Law, Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Law, Administrative Law and Occupational Health and Safety Law.
This practice has seen Paul appear predominantly in the federal jurisdiction in the Federal Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and industrial tribunals. Paul also appears in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the County Court of Victoria.
Some of the recent more noteworthy cases that Paul has been involved in are set out below (the party that Paul has represented is indicated in bold and an asterisk indicates those cases where he has appeared with senior counsel):
2015 to present - Honorary Senior Fellow - Law School - University of Melbourne
2004, 2009 to 2015 - Senior Fellow – Law School - University of Melbourne
2005 to present - Editor, Practice and Procedure Section, Australian Journal of Labour Law
2003 to present - Chairperson of the Salary and Conditions Board of the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria
Co-author, "Macken’s Law of Employment", Thomson Reuters, 4th ed (1997), 5th ed (2002), 6th ed (2009), 7th ed (2011) and 8th ed (2016).