Paul Newman

Paul Newman

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Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Paul Newman continues to be involved in a range of personal injury cases for both claimants and defendants. He advises on PSLA awards (including infant quantum) and has conduct of Trials in the following areas:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Slipping and tripping
  • Product liability
  • Employer’s liability
  • Occupier’s liability

Paul also has extensive experience of credit hire claims for both claimants and defendants. He is instructed to prepare pleadings and CPR part 18 requests / replies as well as having conduct of Trials.


Fluent French and German with a good working knowledge (including written) of Spanish.


Paul became an ADR Group accredited mediator in 2001. Over the last decade Paul has been involved in 150 or so mediations either as mediator or as advocate.


Paul has written extensively on civil litigation and spoken at many civil litigation seminars. Paul also sits as a mediator and arbitrator. In appropriate cases Paul is willing to consider conditional fee arrangement.


April 26 2017:

3rd Annual ADR Symposium held at Cardiff University on 25 April 2017 more

March 20 2017:

3PB's Construction barristers provide a legal update in Bristol more

April 29 2016:

3PB Barrister Paul Newman plays central role in mock adjudication at CIOB / CIARB event more

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Academic Qualifications

Graduate of Clare College, Cambridge (BA; MA) Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos (French & Spanish)

Diploma in Law, City University, London

Council of Legal Education, London

Professional Qualifications and Appointments

  • ADR Group accredited mediator (2001)
  • Member of TECBAR
  • Member of Adjudication Society
  • Bar Council listed mediator
  • Clerksroom Mediator
  • TECBAR accredited list of adjudicators

Professional Bodies

  • Association of SW Mediators and of Wales and Border Counties Mediators
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of the Society of Construction Law

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish