Paul Draycott > Doughty Street Chambers > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile
Doughty Street Chambers Offices
3 Hardman Square
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Paul previously practiced employment law as an in-house advocate with a Trade Union firm of solicitors.
Member of UNHCR panel of pro-bono Counsel
Provides seminars on employment law and immigration law.
Delivered comprehensive training to EHRC (Equalities and Human Rights Commission) on conducting Judicial Review proceedings (2008)
Pro bono work on behalf of Fulham Legal Advice Centre.
CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group)
Industrial Law Society
Legal Action Group
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2
Doughty Street Chambers northern offering is home to Paras Gorasia, who primarily focuses on respondent work including discrimination, whistleblowing, and union disputes, as well as Paul Draycott, who acts primarily for claimants and is particularly prominent in cases which overlap with issues covered by the European Convention On Human Rights.(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2
At Doughty Street Chambers, Paul Draycott recently represented a claimant in challenging a court fee charged by Liverpool County Court during a low-value personal injury claim, which had been overcharged by almost 50% and which may affect large numbers of similar claims.(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2
Paul Draycott at Doughty Street Chambers has a strong asylum and immigration practice, with recent highlights including a successful judicial review against a Home Office decision to revoke indefinite leave, which was the third such case undertaken for the same claimant.