Paul is a specialist chancery and commercial barrister.
Paul undertakes both contentious and advisory work in the areas of trusts, wills and probate, family provision cases, as well as matters involving real property disputes.
Paul has wide experience in domestic, off shore and cross-border trust disputes.
Significant trusts cases which Paul has worked on include:
Paul advises and acts on all aspects of the law of succession, including the validity, interpretation and challenges to wills, the duties of executors and administrators, as well as family provision cases.
Paul's practice encompasses all aspects of the law of real property, including title, boundaries, adverse possession, easements, covenants, rights of way, options and trusts of land (including co-ownership disputes and claims in proprietary estoppel.)
Paul acts for individuals and businesses in cases concerning all aspects of commercial and contractual disputes, including:
Significant commercial cases which Paul has worked on include:
Paul has significant international and offshore experience. His main areas of specialisation are commercial and company disputes, trust litigation as well as fraud and asset tracing. He has particular experience of cases concerning the Court’s powers to give directions, disclosure of trust information/documentation and the setting aside of dispositions for mistake. He was worked on cases involving jurisdictions as diverse as Jersey, the Bahamas, Monaco, France, New York, Hong Kong, South Africa and Mauritius.
Paul has appeared in court overseas on a number of occasions. He has worked on the following recent cases (appearing in many in his capacity as a Jersey Advocate):
Paul specialises in the property and affairs side of Court of Protection work, as part of his wider chancery practice.
Recent work and interests include:
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