Mr Paul Johnson > Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC
Exchange Chambers
201 DEANSGATE
MANCHESTER
M3 3NW
England

Work Department

Mediation

Position

Paul is one of the leading mediators in the UK. He is a former solicitor/partner who transferred to the Bar to focus solely on mediating disputes, and, having mediated in over 700 disputes, Paul has a wealth of experience in a wide range of areas. During his time as a solicitor and partner in a major North West firm, he was ranked by Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500, as a Leading Lawyer for both Commercial Litigation and Corporate Recovery and Insolvency. Since being called to the bar, he has been listed as a Leading Mediator in Chambers, in the said directories, since 2008, and is presently ranked as one of the top barrister mediators in the UK.

Paul endeavours to create a confidential and focused environment for parties to reflect on the issues and consider how they could agree on a solution that will work for everyone. He has helped many litigants achieve settlements that have enabled them to progress from the dispute, both personally and professionally.

Career

Qualified Solicitor, 1990, joined Pannone LLP 1992; Partner from 1995-2006.

Called 2006, Head of the Mediation department at Exchange Chambers.

Memberships

Bar ADR Committee, Sports Resolution Mediation, Panel Member.

Education

St Joseph’s RC Comprehensive School Port Talbot. Brunel University London, 1983-1987. College of Law 1987-1988.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Mediators

(Mediators) Ranked: Tier 2

Paul JohnsonExchange Chambers

(Hall of Fame) Ranked: Tier 1

Paul JohnsonChambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

Paul Johnson – Exchange Chambers 

Paul Johnson at Exchange Chambers in Manchester is ‘excellent at gaining the trust of all parties and very pragmatic and empathetic, which helps see where the settlement is likely to lie and encourage all parties towards it‘. Johnson is exclusively focused on mediation work, and has mediated over 800 disputes. Representative work includes disputes involving commercial matters and employment, professional negligence, probate and landlord and tenant issues, along with financial services, banking, construction and sport-related disputes.

Paul Johnson – Exchange Chambers 

Paul Johnson at Exchange Chambers in Manchester is ‘excellent at gaining the trust of all parties and very pragmatic and empathetic, which helps see where the settlement is likely to lie and encourage all parties towards it‘. Johnson is exclusively focused on mediation work, and has mediated over 800 disputes. Representative work includes disputes involving commercial matters and employment, professional negligence, probate and landlord and tenant issues, along with financial services, banking, construction and sport-related disputes.