Paul is a dual-qualified lawyer, working as a barrister at the Victorian Bar, Australia, and also being admitted as an Attorney and Counselor-at-law to the New York State Bar, USA.
He was called to the Bar after several years working as a solicitor.
He maintains a busy appearance (juries, causes and appeals) and paperwork practice in various areas, in particular:
He accepts briefs to appear unled and led, and acts for Plaintiffs and Defendants.
His legal experience is enhanced by his academic experience in writing, researching and teaching the law as a Senior Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, National University of Singapore Law School, and Monash University Law School.
Some of Paul's recent cases and experience include the following:
Common Law / Damages / Compensation Disputes:
"Serious Injury" applications:
International Commercial Arbitration:
Prior to coming to the Bar, Paul worked as a solicitor at Wisewould Mahony, Moray & Agnew and Nowicki Carbone.
Over the years, he has acted for injured plaintiffs, insurance companies, insured and uninsured defendants, the Victorian Workcover Authority and self-insurers, local councils, and the State of Victoria.
Paul was awarded a Red Silk's Bag by E W Alstergren QC (now Chief Judge, Federal Circuit Court) for outstanding trial advocacy work