Paul Papaeliou

Summer Law Student


Paul is a highly motivated and dedicated law student, eager to launch his litigation career with MBBM Lawyers LLP.

Paul has completed his second year of law school at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, and is expected to graduate with his Juris Doctor degree in 2025. Paul received his Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto in 2022, where he majored in neuroscience and graduated with High Distinction. In his first year of Western Law, Paul worked as a Caseworker with the Western Business Law Clinic, where he provided pro bono legal services to entrepreneurs and start-up businesses in the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern Ontario. Paul honed his legal research and writing skills in this role by drafting legal memoranda in response to business law questions posed by his clients. Paul continues to serve the Western Business Law Clinic’s vast clientele by mentoring 1L Caseworkers as a Case Manager.

In addition, Paul has developed his advocacy skills by participating in various competitive moots at the appellate level. Paul has mooted in the areas of litigation law, constitutional law, and torts. Paul also represented Western University as an oralist in the esteemed 2024 Davies Law Moot.

In his free time, Paul enjoys long walks and hikes with his dog, Toby, and is an avid true crime film and television fan. As an enthusiastic traveller, Paul has explored more than 20 countries, steadily progressing towards his lifelong goal of visiting 100 countries!



Juris Doctor Candidate, Western University, 2025

Honours Bachelor of Science with High Distinction, University of Toronto, 2022