Paul was admitted in 1988. Paul worked at Rice Craig, Papakura as a Staff Solicitor, Associate and became a Partner in 1996. During this time he undertook family, civil and criminal litigation. He retired from Partnership in 2013 and now practices as a Barrister at Manukau.
His work includes criminal, traffic and regulatory defence work. He specialises in criminal Judge/Jury trials and criminal appellate advocacy. He appears regularly in the District Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.