Paul qualified as a solicitor in 1981 before transferring to the Bar in 1996. In 2010 Paul returned to working in a law firm, where he was the first barrister in the country to join a Multi-Disciplinary Practice.

Family & Child Care

  • Public law children
  • Private law children
  • Contact
  • Residence

With a background in Crown Court advocacy and experience of dealing with expert evidence and vulnerable parties, Paul is instructed in public law child care proceedings, acting on behalf of parents, Guardians, grandparents and other family members.

Paul also accepts instructions in private law children cases, including issues surrounding residence, contact, injunctions and domestic violence.


Newcastle University LLB (Hons)

Clerking team

Steven Preen

Lead Family Clerk

0191 245 9551

Family & Immigration Clerk

0191 245 9531

Family Clerk

0191 245 9530


01642 247 569

Direct Access Clerk

01642 247 569