Paul Dunlop

Managing Partner

Areas of specialism: Head of Litigation and Disputes

Locations: Blandford, Dorchester, Weymouth

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Experience and credentials

Paul is a highly experienced and skilled litigator, who honed his expertise at a Top 100 firm, before joining Blanchards Bailey.

Paul's training and professional journey have shaped him into an exceptional legal practitioner.

Throughout his career, Paul has successfully handled a wide range of complex cases, honing his skills as a litigator. His notable credentials include dealing with matters which have helped form areas of the law and being a named specialist in Legal 500 – a testament to his exceptional knowledge and capabilities in the field.

Paul's extensive experience in agricultural disputes, probate claims and litigious commercial matters marks him out as the go-to professional for clients seeking effective solutions.

His leadership skills and transparent approach earned him respect and trust, serving as the President of the Dorset Law Society, then being promoted to Managing Partner of Blanchards Bailey in 2020. Today, he drives the firm forward, while dedicating time to handling complex cases and overseeing his department.

Paul was shortlisted as Managing Partner of the year in the LEAP Modern Law Awards 2023 and received a Highly Commended award in the Managing Partner of the Year category.

Working with Paul

Paul’s in-depth understanding of the legal landscape, coupled with his confident and focused approach, ensures that you will receive unparalleled representation.

Along with Paul’s meticulous attention to detail and unparalleled expertise, expect swift replies to your queries, delivered in plain English. With a positive attitude and a genuine commitment to your success, he always strives to achieve the very best outcome.

Paul brings a dynamic and refreshing approach to the table. Together, you'll explore progressive, proactive and practical solutions. You’ll be able to rely on his balanced and calm demeanour to keep focus on resolving the matter throughout the litigation. He provides transparent and open communication, ensuring you're always informed and involved.

With Paul, you're choosing a supportive partner who truly cares about your goals – going above and beyond to deliver outstanding results and exceed your expectations.

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