Dr Paul Mason Paul’s interdisciplinary practice spans a number of Chambers' practice areas. In particular, serious crime, media law, international crime and public law. This includes judicial review challenges in a criminal justice context; acting for media organisations and journalists in cases concerning free speech and defending those exercising their right to protest. Before being called to the Bar, Paul was a researcher in the Public Law Team at the Law Commission. He was also Director of Postgraduate Research and Senior Lecturer in the Cardiff School of Journalism Previously, he was a Reader in Criminology He is widely published, including four books and numerous journal articles and book chapters.