Paul attended York University and Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He was called to the Bar in 1978 and entered private practice specializing in entertainment law with particular focus on the music industry. He represented recording artists, songwriters, producers, production companies, managers and clients in the film, television and radio industries. Some of the clients he worked with included Rush, Saga, Triumph, Tom Cochrane & Red Rider, Jim Carrey, and The Second City Comedy Troupe (SCTV). After four years in private practice Paul joined CBS Records Canada as Vice-President of Business Affairs. Miles Copeland then hired Paul as Vice-President Business Affairs for IRS Record in Los Angeles.
Paul subsequently joined Universal Pictures as VP of Business Affairs and then 20th Century Fox where he supervised the legal and business affairs for the studio's Music Departments.
Paul then joined Feeling Productions, Celine Dion's management company where he spent the next 17 years being involved in the day-to-day management of the company with particular focus on the companies business affairs matters.
Currently Paul is providing consulting services to various artists in the film, music, and television industry and is also representing new rising stars in the entertainment industry.