Paul has been a practising solicitor with Paul Wellington Architect, Solicitor & Arbitrator since 2007 after graduating in law from Murdoch University (LLB) in 2000 and has subsequently obtained a Master of Laws from Melbourne University in 2008.
He is a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of NSW (2001) and barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of WA (2002). A certificated practitioner of the Supreme Court of Western Australia from 2007 and a sessional member of the State Administrative Tribunal of WA since 2005.
Lecturer in construction law at schools of law, Notre Dame Fremantle (2006-8) Murdoch University (2008- 9 ) and Curtin University School of Law (2015- ongoing). Lecturer in construction law to architecture and construction management students at Curtin University since 1992 (ongoing).