Paul Walton

Paul Walton

Consultant, Professional Negligence at Davis Blank Furniss

Legal industry veteran Paul Walton answers this month’s 20 Questions

What time did you wake up this morning?


What’s your favourite object in your office?

A copy of the Annigoni portrait of the Queen

Who is your closest colleague?

Too complex for a one word answer

Do you have a favourite family heirloom?

A dolphin based dining table which was a present on our wedding day from my parents

What’s your favourite song of all time?

You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling by the Righteous Brothers

What’s your favourite play?

The Importance of Being Ernest

Who’s your favourite movie star?

I don’t have one

What’s your favourite book?

The Bible

What book are you reading right now?

The Catastrophe by Alexander Kerensky and The Smell of Football by Mick Rathbone

What book do you wish you had written?

The Thirty Years War by C V Wedgwood

What’s the greatest invention of all time?


Is there a sport that you wish you could play?

Real Tennis

Who inspires you in business?

I’ll pass on that one

Dress up, dress down or somewhere in between?

Dress up

Where do you go to relax?

My garden

What country have you always wanted to visit?

Kosovo – I have just returned

Besides your phone, what do you always have with you?

Reading glasses and credit cards

What’s the best part about your job?

Helping people and making money

What’s your favourite post-work tipple?

Malt Whiskey

Finally, what’s your guilty pleasure?

Rakija – a fruit brandy from the Balkans


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