Most of Paul's work is in the High Court, but as a result of his expertise in contract law he also undertakes advisory work that has included advising a global-brand computer manufacturer on the SPA for a UK facility. He has given evidence as an expert witness on English contract law in legal proceedings in Canada and in Italy.
Contract work has ranged from contested distribution licences for innovative Texan oil pipeline valves (including UK and EU competition issues) to disputed film distribution rights, to acting for an international airline on finance leasing claims. He has long experience of injunctions and was junior counsel in Hone and ors v HMRC  1 Ch 309, one of the most important decisions in recent years in this area of law (Stephen Gee QC, Commercial Injunctions, 6th edition).
Recent work has involved claims against banks and other financial institutions for mis-sold swaps, structured derivatives and SCARPS where he has secured successful outcomes for clients against all the major UK retail banks. He is a regular contributor to the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law and a noted critic of the doubtful legal doctrine of 'contractual estoppel' and 'basis clauses', criticism the justification for which has recently been recognised in the Court of Appeal judgment in First Tower Trustees Ltd v CDS  EWCA Civ 1396.
He edited the last two editions of Atkin's Court Forms Vol 18(1) Equitable Remedies, and previously edited Atkin's Vol 35, Sale and Supply of Goods and Services.
Paul has wide experience of commercial fraud, related economic torts and money laundering. he acted for the successful claimant in Purrunsing  EWHC 789,  4 WLR 16 a landmark decision concerning a Dubai-based identity fraud. For many years he was the author of the Chancery Bar Association guidance on AML law and regulation, adopted by the Bar Council before it issued its own guidance. He has written on money laundering both for the professional press and the Financial Times.
He is regularly instructed in claims that concern shareholder rights (Swain v Swain Plc  EWHC 660 (Ch) - a successful claim for unlawful means conspiracy to alter shareholder rights and breach of valuation mandate), directors' duties, claims for unfair prejudice and claims relating to company charges.
He is a long-standing member of the editorial board of the loose-leaf practitioners' encyclopaedia, Butterworths Corporate Law Service (Company Law).