Full Title: Paul Double EsqCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 6.6.2017
Call Date: 23.7.1981
Paul Double has been Remembrancer of the City of London since 2003. The Office was created in 1571 as the official channel of communication between the City, the Royal Households, Parliament and the London Diplomatic Corps.
He studied at the Universities of Bristol and Aston, and at University College, London. He was secretary of the government sponsored (with the CBI and TUC) Printing Industry Advisory Committee during the transition of the newspaper industry from traditional Fleet Street practices to the adoption of 'new technology' and was concurrently a member of the government's legislation review unit tasked with developing modern plain language legislation in the employment field.
He was called by Middle Temple in 1981. Between 1983 and 1997 he was a visiting lecturer for London University's undergraduate law programmes. He is consulting editor for Halsbury's Laws of England on London Government and the City Corporation's sponsor of the Financial Markets Law Committee, a trustee of the Magna Carta Trust, a member of the board which oversaw the Global Law Summit to coincide with the anniversary of Magna Carta in 2015, a director of the Lord Mayor's Show and a governor of Sutton's Hospital in Charterhouse.