Paul is a globally recognised expert in his field, rated as the top tier (band 1) in defamation/reputation management and media and entertainment fields of Chambers. His areas of expertise include media litigation, reputation management and commercial litigation. He practices in the jurisdictions of England and Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Paul undertakes both pre and post-publication work, dealing with both traditional media as well as online publications.
Paul frequently works with a client’s public relations team or can draw from his own extensive network of experts built up over the last thirty years - whichever is in the client’s best interests.
Paul has spoken, at numerous Bar Conferences, the Oxford Union Debating Society and has also, by invitation, addressed the Parliamentary joint committee on Defamation, and sat on the Ministry of Justice panel set up to review libel law in England and Wales.
Paul has acted for many A list celebrities, for MPs and TDs fom most political parties on the island of Ireland and he is currently retained by governments and international corporations and also represents newspapers and publishers.