Paul is a dual-qualified lawyer, working as a barrister at the Victorian Bar, and also admitted as an Attorney of the New York State Bar.
He came to the Victorian Bar, having obtained several years of experience as a solicitor in Melbourne.
He maintains a busy trial (juries, causes and appeals) and paperwork practice in various areas, in particular common law (tort, personal injury, insurance and contractual disputes), sports law, and international commercial arbitrations.
His experience is enhanced by his academic experience in writing, researching and teaching in the areas of Torts and Sports Law at 3 of the world's top ranked law schools.
Some of Paul's recent cases and experience include the following:
Torts / Personal Injury / Insurance:
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 work in Riska v Cabrini Health