Employment & discrimination
Paul acts both for employees and employers. He has particular experience of disputes in schools and universities, in fire stations, in local authorities and in banks.
Significant recent cases have included:
Advising a University lecturer and appearing for him in a successful internal appeal against a proposal to dismiss him for failing to obtain Major Review, an academic species of probation.
Appearing in a Tribunal for 56 claimants seeking to add as a respondent to their claims of unfair dismissal against the Administrator of Nortel, a telecommunications company, those companies that had purchased elements of the Nortel business from the Administrator in the pre-pack administration of the business.
Reported cases have included:
Chapman v Simon  IRLR 124 CA
Hughes v London Borough of Greenwich  AC 170
Owusu v London Fire and Civil Defence Authority  IRLR 574
B v A and C UKEAT/0505/07/JOJ
References, a cautionary tale (Roundup June 2011)
Indirect Discrimination – Statistical Evidence – CA Guidelines – Home Office (UK Border Agency) v Essop and others  EWCA Civ 609
Indirect Discrimination – Statistical Evidence – CA Guidelines – Home Office (UK Border Agency) v Essop and others  EWCA Civ 609 (Roundup July 2015)