Paul matriculated from Grey High School, Port Elizabeth in 1994.
He obtained his BProc degree in 1999 and his LLB in 2001 from UPE, now known as Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
In 2000, pursuant to having obtained his degrees, he attended the School for Legal Practice (Port Elizabeth).
He commenced his Articles of Clerkship with Oosthuizen Hazell & Wilmot Inc and was admitted as an attorney in 2004.
In 2009 he obtained his Right of Appearance in the High Court of South Africa.
After working as a professional assistant at Oosthuizen Hazell & Wilmot Inc he was made a Director at Lexicon Attorneys following its merger with Oosthuizen Hazell & Wilmot in April 2016.
He has experience in Magistrate’s Court and High Court litigation as well as matrimonial matters, administration, debt review and debt collection.