Paul qualified as a Solicitor in 1990.
He joined Quinn Melville in September 2000 and was made a Partner in 2004.
Paul was appointed as a Duty Solicitor in 1992 and is currently a member of the Liverpool and Knowsley Duty Solicitor scheme. Paul is committed to the ethos of the scheme, which for many clients is their first point of contact with the Criminal justice system.
In 2006, Paul was awarded the Higher Courts (Criminal Advocacy) Qualification, this enables Paul to provide continuity of service for clients, when appropriate, from Police station attendance for interview to representation at the Crown Court.
In addition to providing representation in the Crown Court, Paul’s Higher Courts Qualification enables him to pursue cases to Appeal, appearing before the Court of Appeal at the Royal Courts of Justice, London.
Paul’s reputation for working closely with his clients has enabled him to maintain a client base which continues to provide both a varied and challenging caseload.This level of commitment is extended and particularly important to clients who are arrested, interviewed and subsequently appear at courts outside of the Merseyside area.
Paul is regularly instructed to represent clients in cases involving large-scale drug conspiracies; fraud offences; serious violence matters and firearms offences, including successfully representing a client charged with conspiracy to cause explosions.
Paul continues to welcome new instructions from both new and existing clients.
The positive outcomes that Paul has achieved for clients on a wide range of offences, including,
16 year old Not Guilty of Murder,
Mr.X Not Guilty of Attempt Murder
Mr.X Not Guilty of Conspiracy to Supply Drugs involving Importation
Mrs X Not Guilty of Mortgage Fraud
Miss X Not Guilty of Possession of Prohibited Firearms
Mr X Not Guilty of Conspiracy to cause Explosions
have affirmed his reputation both locally and beyond as a lawyer that his clients can trust will work with them to seek to achieve justice on their behalf.