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Paul Daniels

Work 020 3319 3700
Keystone Law

Work Department

Employment: employers and senior executives


Paul is a top-ranked UK employment lawyer with wide-ranging expertise across all areas of employment law including executive dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing, contract disputes and sport.

Paul’s impressive case portfolio includes complex, high-value and international matters which see him acting for partners, fund managers, city executives and sports stars.

Previous sport clients have included Roy Hodgson, Mark Hughes, David Moyes, Andre Villas-Boas, Nicky Barmby, Avram Grant, Steve McLaren and Alex McLeish. Other sport cases have involved top Premiership and England International footballers, and leading cricketers and rugby stars.

Paul also sits as a part-time employment judge following his appointment in 2005.

Areas of expertise:

  • Whistleblowing
  • Discrimination
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Sports litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Maternity and gender discrimination
  • Good leaver/bad leaver share disputes


2018 Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor
1995 - 2017 Slater and Gordon | Partner
1991 - 1995 Linklaters LLP | Trainee then Associate
1991 Qualified as a solicitor

London: Human resources

Employment: employees/unions

Within: Leading individuals

Paul Daniels - Keystone Law

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Employment: senior executives

Within: Employment: senior executives

The lawyers who make up Keystone Law's employment team have a strong track record of advising high-net-worth individuals and senior executives on high-profile employment issues, such as discrimination, whistleblowing and sexual harassment. Key clients include senior executives at major brands across a range of sectors including media and entertainment, financial services, sport, property and leisure. Paul Daniels now leads the team after joining from Slater and Gordon in early 2018; he is one of a raft of new recruits to have come on board in recent months, including Nick Tsatsas and Angharad Harris from Fladgate LLP and Watson Farley & Williams LLP respectively.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)


Within: Sport

At Keystone Law, equine expert Rachel Flynn has a niche in advising horseracing clients on the full range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including employment issues and acquisitions. Paul Daniels and Nick Tsatsas, who joined the firm in 2018, also have employment expertise, advising clubs and sportspeople on dismissals, discrimination, whistleblowing and contract disputes. In the commercial space the team also advises individuals and private companies on IP, copyright and sponsorship matters.

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