Paul has represented the seat of Liverpool in the NSW Legislative Assembly since his election in 1995.
Paul was on the executive of NSW Young Labor from 1981-82, and was its Secretary from 1982-83.
Previously, Paul was a Councillor on the Liverpool City Council, a post he held from 1987 to 1995.
In 2007, Paul Lynch was made Minister for Local Government, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, and Minister Assisting the Minister for Health (Mental Health).
In the Keneally Labor Government, Paul was Minister for Industrial Relations, Minister for Commerce, Minister for Energy, Minister for Public Sector Reform and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs.
Paul is now the Shadow Attorney General and the Shadow Minister for Justice in the Labor Shadow Cabinet.
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