Paul Mageean qualified as a solicitor in 1991. In addition to his role with the Commission, he is a Parole Commissioner and Chair of Public Interest Litigation Support Project. He also sits on the Policing Authority and the Parole Board in the Republic of Ireland.
Previously, Paul was a Legal Officer for the Committee on the Administration of Justice (1995-2004), and Director of the Institute of Professional Legal Studies at Queen’s University Belfast (2013-2018). He was also a Commissioner for the Criminal Cases Review Commission.