Paul obtained his bachelor’s degree in law from Utrecht University, and then completed a bachelor’s degree in Korea Studies at Leiden University cum laude. In 2022, he completed his master’s degree in International and European Law with a specialisation in international trade and investment law at the University of Amsterdam. 

Paul wrote his master’s thesis on the proposed European Carbon Border Adjusment Mechanism and to what extent it is compatible with the EU’s obligations under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.

Paul joined BenninkAmar in November 2022.