About Barrister Paul Hevingham

Paul W. Hevingham is a Chartered Surveyor and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is an experienced civil and commercial mediator and was called to the Bar in 2006.He now practises full time as a Barrister. He has acted as advocate, adjudicator and mediator on a wide range of construction, planning, land and property disputes both in the UK and the Channel Islands.


As a former Chartered Surveyor Paul acted as an advocate in a number of building and construction related disputes, adjudications and arbitrations. He also acted as an Expert and Joint Expert on a variety of complex cases. This work had brought him in close contact with both solicitors and members of the Bar both as an advisor and as an adversary with the result that he already had a significant understanding of the etiquette and procedures required by a practising barrister when he decided to qualify for the Bar.

Paul is qualified to accept Direct Access clients under the Bar Council’s rules and has a wide Licensed Access client portfolio from his years in private practice.

Paul is married with 4 children and lives in Devon. His hobbies include playing the guitar, gardening, chess and watching rugby. He is a keen skier and walker. He regularly commutes to Bristol Birmingham and London and generally covers the Western Circuit encompassing the County Courts of Taunton, Exeter, Truro and Plymouth.


Paul is a tenant at Heavenwood Chambers in Stroud Gloucestershire and a door-tenant at No8 Chambers in Birmingham. He is an accredited member and Grade A mediator with the ADR Group.


Clients wishing to instruct Paul may contact Chambers at Heavenwood or No8 or alternatively may call or make direct contact via the contact link on this website.

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