Following a period of acting as Interim CEO of the Law Society from March 2017 Paul was offered the permanent role and appointed in June 2018.
With council, board and staff, he has led the Society’s change programme including revising our values and purpose, creation of our 5 year corporate plan, and establishing the ‘shaping our future’ business transformation programme and creating the structure to lead our change agenda into the future.
The Society is focused on developing and delivering a much stronger member offer, promoting the profession and the value of solicitors, and directly influencing the policy and public affairs agendas both nationally and internationally. We are also focusing on the efficiency and effectiveness of the Society to improve value for money to our members. Good progress has been made in all of these areas along with the necessary changes to create a modern membership organisation. We have an ambitious agenda to deliver in the coming years on behalf of the profession.
Paul was a senior housing professional and has worked as a Chief Executive for over 20 years. He has always taken an innovative commercial approach and is an experienced transformational leader, providing vision, ambition and direction with a track record of achieving culture change, inspiring and engaging people. An innovative thinker challenging organisation to deliver more and drive changes.