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Paul Johnstone

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Paul Johnstone has over 20 years’ experience as a specialist employment and equality law adviser. He is recommended as a notable practitioner in Chambers 2019 and is praised by clients as a “very effective advocate” who is “robust in Tribunals and stands firm when the occasion demands.” Paul advises clients on complex employment law issues including highly sensitive discrimination claims, executive severance and cross-border issues. Paul is a recognised specialist adviser on equality and discrimination law in both employment situations and in the provision of services to members of the public.

He is recommended in Legal 500 as “very practical” and has key areas of expertise in equal treatment, unfair dismissal, TUPE, collective redundancies, industrial relations and restraint of trade claims as well as representing clients in prosecuting and defending whistleblowing and discrimination cases. Paul has an excellent track record of achieving successful results for clients in litigation proceedings at the employment tribunal.