A founder of GQ|Littler who is described as "class act, a very good litigator and a genuinely personable lawyer." Others recommend him because "he provides clear, concise analysis of an issue as well as the road map to the solution." (Chambers and Partners 2019)
Paul Quain is one of London’s well known employment lawyers, and is regularly recommended as a leading practitioner by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal, all of which have listed him in 2018 as they have done for many previous years.
Paul has particular experience in complex, high value employment disputes which require a strategic solution. He regularly advises on team moves and theft of confidential information matters which require High Court injunctions, often with a global, multi-jurisdiction element, bonus disputes, commercial agency disputes, discrimination cases and TUPE. He also specialises in collective bargaining, trade union disputes and European Works Councils. He is particularly commended for his tactical approach in litigation matters which helps deliver the desired outcome.
Paul is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and has held various management roles within ELA over many years. He is also a CEDR accredited mediator in the employment field.
Prior to establishing GQ Employment Law, Paul previously held a senior position in ‘Magic Circle’ firm Linklaters and has also worked for leading City of London firm Charles Russell.