Paul leads many of LBC Wise Counsel’s significant projects and lectures widely at events and conferences in the UK, Europe, the U.S. and South Africa. Themes include legal services strategy, skills development and the changing face of the legal profession.

Paul qualified as a UK solicitor in 1987 and for much of his career he was an in-house lawyer. Paul was the General Counsel in two major UK financial services companies and held positions as chairman and chief executive of the national in-house lawyers Commerce & Industry Group. For six years Paul was a Council Member of the England & Wales Law Society and was elected to the Society’s Main Management Board.

He retired as Vice-Chairman and a Trustee of LawWorks, the UK’s national pro bono charity in 2014. Paul is a successful author with six books and over 100 published articles in the UK, Europe, the U.S. and South Africa.