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Practice Areas

Paras specialises in employment and employment related litigation. He has particular experience in high value and/or sensitive disputes involving discrimination, whistleblowing, bonuses, illegitimate competitive activity, misuse of confidential information, unfair/wrongful dismissal and TUPE. Clients have included major UK and multinational corporates, charities, senior executives and other high net worth individuals. He acts for both Claimants and Respondents across the UK and has experience in claims involving international/offshore elements.

Career

Called July 2005 (Inner Temple). Judicial Assistant at the Court of Appeal to the then Master of the Rolls, Sir Anthony Clarke (now Lord Clarke) (January 2007). Pegasus Scholar to Hong Kong (October 2009). Appointed to the Panel of Counsel for the Equality and Human Rights Commission (2011-2015). Appointed to the Welsh Assembly Government's Panel of Junior Counsel in Employment Law (October 2012). Appointed to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown (2012-2018).

Education:

University of Kent (LLB with First Class Honours) (1999-2002); Exeter College, Oxford University (BCL, MPhil) (2002-2004); King’s College London (LLM) (2004-2005).

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association, Employment Law Bar Association, Industrial Law Society, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.