Paul Ryman > gunnercooke LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP
M2 4LQ

Work Department

Employment Law




Paul is an employment law specialist, described in the legal directories as ‘excellent’. He has significant experience of advising employers on their employment issues. Paul gets to understand his clients and their business so he can give pragmatic, commercial advice to help them achieve their goals and reduce risk.  He has been recognised by The Legal 500 2021 as Recommended Lawyer.

Paul also acts for employees and executives and has a proven track record of successfully resolving employment disputes, which are often complex, high value and involve repetitional risk.

Paul’s expertise covers all areas of employment law, including senior exits, board disputes, discrimination, strategic advice on reorganisations/restructuring, TUPE, corporate transactions and employment issues connected to corporate insolvency. Paul is an experienced and successful employment litigator, with cases reported in the national press and the law reports.

Clients view Paul as a trusted advisor and value his commitment and clear guidance.


Previous Law Firms

  • Brabners LLP
  • Judge Sykes Frixou


  • College of Law — LPC
  • University of Liverpool (LLB)

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Employment > Employment

gunnercooke LLP is noted for its work on whistleblowing and discrimination cases, data protection and GDPR advice, and its experience in Employment Tribunal claims. Paul Ryman often acts for executives and senior employees and frequently provides corporate support on commercial transactions. Rachel Spink is a key contact regarding Employment Tribunal cases, while Sarah Armstrong often works on restrictive covenant disputes. Jo Tindall and Angela Brumpton are both well regarded.