Paul holds a Masters Degree in Law and practices in all areas of commercial, construction, estate and insurance law, including statutory claims and professional negligence/medical malpractice actions. For many years he has been recognised in the Doyle’s List as a Leading and Recommended Queensland Barrister in the fields of Construction Law and Insurance Law. Paul has appeared before trial and appellate courts in most jurisdictions, including the Federal Court and the High Court of Australia.
He has extensive experience in all forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Disciplinary matters and Coronial Inquests and in 2011 he appeared in the Commission of Inquiry into the Queensland Floods. Prior to joining the private bar in 2005, Paul had practised as a solicitor for 10 years with an International law firm in Sydney and Brisbane and had also occupied an in-house role with a large Australian mining and resources company.
Paul has been a part-time member of the Faculty of Law at QUT since 1998 where he teaches at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels in the Law School. He has also lectured in the Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering and the Faculty of Business, where he assisted in the writing and delivery of an Executive MBA Course in Complex Project Management for the Defence Material Organisation (Department of Defence) in Canberra.
He has regularly been invited to lecture in the Qld Bar Association Bar Practice Course. Paul is the author of two loose-leaf publications on Privacy Law available through LexisNexis and has been the Queensland Editor of the Australian Insurance Law Bulletin for more than 20 years.