Paul’s focus for over twenty-four years has been on civil litigation and insurance law. He is a forceful and determined advocate who is comfortable resolving disputes in or out of court, at mediation, arbitration or trial.

His expertise is representing people who have suffered serious injuries, and often in complex claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, injuries caused by defective products and damages claims arising from professional negligence, including claims against other lawyers and law firms or against doctors or other health care providers. Paul has also pursued negligence claims against municipal and provincial police forces and has handled complex claims against the RCMP involving witness protection issues.

Paul is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School. He was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada (now the Law Society of Ontario) in 1992 and worked at one of Toronto’s leading litigation firms before moving to Ottawa. He joined McNally, Gervan as a partner in 2013. Paul is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley, and REACH Canada.

Paul has appeared in courts at all levels in Ontario including the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Paul’s Team:

Ashley Thompson

Law clerk

Paul’s Team:


Legal assistant: Hana O’Connor

Law clerk: Ashley Thompson