Paul was admitted to practise as a lawyer in 1982. Paul was one of the founding partners of McCallum Donovan Sweeney and is a Director of MDS Legal.
Paul is experienced in numerous areas of the law and specialises in commercial litigation, property law and trade practices law.
Paul has appeared as counsel in all major courts in Western Australia, including the Supreme Court and the Federal Court. His clients include some of Western Australia's leading corporations and professional associations.
Paul regularly appears as counsel in high-end and complex litigation. He has specialised knowledge in small business disputes, contract litigation, equity, competition and consumer law, property law, insolvency, franchising disputes, corporations law, trusts, insurance, administrative law and partnership disputes.
Paul also has extensive experience in negotiations, mediations and all forms of alternate dispute resolution. He appreciates the value of achieving quick and decisive outcomes in all matters in which he is involved.
Paul is well known as a public speaker and a presenter of training programmes and seminars to corporations and institutes.
He is a former member of the WA State Debating Team and is a member of the boards of a number of Western Australia community and sporting groups.