Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson

Partner & Head of Family
Specialism: Family Solicitor

Tell us about your career.

I first qualified as an Attorney-at-law in Trinidad and Tobago in 1993 and I practised there for 8 years. In 2003 I qualified as a Solicitor in England and in 2012 I qualified as a Family Mediator. I am a member of Resolution, the organisation of specialist Family solicitors, and an accredited Family Mediator.

In which areas of law do you specialise?

I specialise in private Family Law matters, and have done so for over 25 years, dealing with complex finances and children matters often with an international element, involving both married and unmarried couples.

What do you offer clients of Bookers & Bolton?

I offer years of experience in dealing with complex financial and children issues associated with relationship breakdown. I also offer a professional, accessible approach, always positive and supportive.

Do you offer home visits and out of hours services? 
I meet clients online via Zoom. I am open to discuss matters with clients out-of-hours.

Tell us about you.

Where did you grow up and what are your earliest memories?

I grew up in Trinidad in the English-speaking Caribbean with my earliest memories being of steam trains running very near my home and of hearing the melodious sounds of the steelpan.

What was your first job?

I worked as a clerk in the Ministry of Finance.

What is your favourite film or TV programme?

It has to be ‘A Place in the Sun’. Take me to the south of Spain now please!

Name something you love doing and why?

I do love my table tennis, and my Parkruns every Saturday. They keep me fit.

What do you dislike most?

Not having enough time to finish a John Grisham novel, or any other novels I want to read!

What country would you most like to visit and why?

Egypt. I want to see the Sphinx and those Pyramids.

What are your personal ambitions?

To run faster Parkruns and 10Ks.