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Paul Grant is Head of the Dispute Resolution Department[ Litigation].
He has a team of four to include David Sichel, Adila Munir [ off on maternity leave] and Shamnaz Mann.
His areas of expertise include contractual [commercial] disputes,employment and inheritance[ probate] and Court of Protection actions, corporate and partnership disputes (particularly shareholder disputes), professional negligence, insolvency, and general commercial litigation and employment.
He also in tandem with his property partners advises on all aspects of commercial and private property litigation
One particular niche is in Medical Regulatory work using his medical knowledge and advocacy skills in acting from doctors, dentists, psychotherapists, to osteopaths and chiropractors in their daily practice and defending where necessary them against their Regulatory bodies. He is a founding member of a Health Group that specialises in all aspects of health care law. He advises regularly on the setting up of Codes of Practice , medical disputes and the relationship of employment, statute and commercial law in the health sphere to individuals and their practice/clinic/regulatory groups.
He has a Masters Degree in Medical Ethics and Law, Bachelor’s degree in Law and is a part time Judge and an Associate Arbitrator. He is Chairman of the College of Osteopaths, a teaching institute awarding degrees and a charity.
Membership: ELA [EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS ASSOCIATION], , , CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ARBITRATORS, PNLA [PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE LAWYERS ASSOCIATION] , THE MEDICO LEGAL SOCIETY and the General Osteopathic Council
Recent work [just some examples]
- acting for a property company in the Court of Appeal concerning a former solicitors negligent handling of a commercial conveyance
- acting and advocate in an employment tribunal against an employee who argued that he had been racially abused
- acting for a partner in a solicitors’ firm in a partnership dispute
- acted for a dentist in a judicial review of the way in which the then PCT had acted.
- acting against the GMC in a number of Interim Orders Panels for various doctors where applications to suspend were being made
- acting for osteopath accused of brain washing patients
- acting for doctor accused of fraud before the GMC
Paul is a non-practising osteopath the following family tradition of having also a father, sister, niece and son as osteopaths. Osteopathy is one of his hobbies apart from Opera, theatre, bridge and running and studying philosophy and ethics