Paul has over 45 years of experience as both trial and appellate counsel and has acted in many cases of significance. Paul’s litigation practice focuses on complex commercial, securities, class action, professional negligence, and administrative matters, with special emphasis on appeals in these and other areas. Paul is a senior and leading member of the Ontario Bar. Chambers Canada reads: "Paul Pape is renowned for his skills in appellate advocacy. He is described by sources as 'a huge name' who is 'legendary and very well respected'. Pape is widely acknowledged as 'one of the go-to appeals lawyers in the city'" (2017). "The 'excellent' Paul Pape boasts considerable expertise in contentious business matters and is especially well versed in appellate litigation across corporate, class action, securities and professional negligence disputes" (2018). "Sources describe Paul as a 'pragmatic and thoughtful, results-oriented barrister'" (2020). "Sources are quick to highlight Paul Pape as an 'outstanding lawyer' whose 'legal analysis is remarkable'. He possesses a formidable reputation as a commercial litigator which he has fashioned over decades of practice. He enjoys particular renown for his handling of appellate cases and is recognized as a 'first-rate appeals lawyer'" (2021).