- Recommended lawyer for 'Personal injury: defendant (Yorkshire and the Humber)'
The Legal 500 UK 2022
Paul is a partner in the Sheffield office. He is an experienced defendant insurance lawyer who represents a number of international insurance companies and deals with a range of fast and multi-track employers’ liability and public liability matters.
His case load, which includes fast and multi-track employers' and public liability matters and Road Traffic Act matters relating to both bodily injury and commercial damage claims, is significant and diverse.
Paul has considerable experience of representing private prison, electronic monitoring and secure environment providers, developing a niche practice defending claims for false imprisonment, misfeasance in public office, malicious prosecution and judicial review applications. Paul has also developed a specialism acting for logistics companies and rail operators, including claims brought under the claims allocation and handling agreement (CAHA). He also has significant experience in the leisure sector, particularly in golf-related claims.
He has defended many sensitive cases, including a number of recent high profile claims concerning multiple food poisoning and norovirus claims at a well-known restaurant and at a national hotel chain.