Paul qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and a Chartered Builder in the legal division of a major construction consultancy before being called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1997. After re-qualifying as a Solicitor, he went on to obtain a postgraduate diploma in insurance law and arbitration law at the University of London.
He now specialises in construction/property damage claims and recoveries for insurers and major corporations. He also has a special interest in legal costs negotiation.
Paul manages volume recoveries and the legal costs team, acting for insurers and major corporations, with expert teams in:
Credit hire recovery
"Paul Leighton manages the insurance property risk team in Birmingham." Legal 500 UK, 2010 Edition, Construction, Midlands.