Paul is the author of The City of London Freeman's Guide, the definitive concise guide to the Freedom of the City of London in modern times. He is a Court Assistant of The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (100th Livery Company of the City of London) and a Freeman of the City of London.. Paul is a life member both the Farringdon Ward Club and London Historians.
Paul is a regular public speaker on the City of London's customs, ceremonies, traditions and the role of the Livery Companies. He is a member of the Cambridge University Heraldic & Genealogical Society, The White Lion Society (supporting HM College of Arms) and The Heraldry Society.
In 2016 Paul received the City Livery Club's Root & Branch Award presented by The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of London, Aldermen Lord Mountevans.