Stewarts commended in three areas in The Times’ second annual Best Law Firms survey
14 November 2019
Paul’s experience includes:
Paul began his legal career at Evill & Coleman, specialising in trade union employers’ liability claims. He then practised trade union employment law, commercial litigation and personal injury litigation at Rowley Ashworth before becoming head of the personal injury department at Shoosmiths. He joined Stewarts in December 1997.
Paul is described in Chambers 2019 as “a class performer and certainly one of the leading personal injury solicitors in the country” and add “He is very personable, passionate and great to work with.”
Leading legal directories describe Paul as a “PI heavyweight” and in 2018 the Legal 500 says “Paul Paxton, the ‘technically first-class’ head of the personal injury team, is ‘the leading claimant lawyer in the country’.”
They have also commented “Paul is regarded as a tough adversary who approaches things in a sensible way.” and is “very professional” and “well respected by both his peers and other insurance companies”.
Paul was named in The Lawyer Hot 100 2016 and is listed in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame.
Chambers have referred to Paul as a ‘Star Individual. Paul Paxton is known for his “brilliant judgement” and is considered by sources to be “one of the leaders in the field.” He heads the personal injury team and regularly takes the lead on complex, high-value and highly publicised catastrophic injury claims.’
Articles written by Paul include:
Paul is a keen runner, cyclist, magician and sculptor.