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Practice Areas

Paul is a Principal Lawyer at Slater and Gordon’s office in Cambridge and specialises in serious injury cases including spinal injuries, head injuries, amputation injuries and fatal injury claims. Paul is part of a high quality team of serious injury solicitors who fight complex, difficult cases that most other lawyers wouldn’t touch. Paul excels in creative thinking, always looking to push the boundaries of what can and can’t be claimed. Paul gives clear and incisive second opinions on cases handled by other lawyers.


Paul qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and joined Taylor Vinters Solicitors in 1985. He became a Principal Lawyer with Slater and Gordon in 2013 following the acquisition.

Professional Memberships

Paul and the team is one of a very few teams nationally to be accredited as specialist solicitors by both the Spinal Injuries Association and Headway, the brain injury association. Paul is also a specialist in the Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme, a panel member of the Brain Injury Group and is a member of APIL (the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) and the Eastern Region Brain Injury Forum.