Paul Bennett

Paul assists with the practice management of the Commercial & Chancery team and has specific responsibility for Wills & Trusts practice group. He has been with St John’s since 2007, having previously worked at sets in Lincoln’s Inn and The Temple.

The clerking is absolutely first-rate and very responsive. ‘I’ve always been impressed with the clerks. They are helpful and have a good understanding of their barristers’ work. They are also understanding of the client’s own personal positions and provide support where they can.’ ”

Chambers UK, 2021

He started his clerking career in 1997 at a leading Chancery Chambers in Lincolns Inn, and progressed from there to a leading Employment and Public Law Chambers in The Temple. After a year spent living in Vancouver, Canada, Paul joined St John’s in 2007. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family, watching sport, cycling and running.