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Paul Roberts

Partner – Solicitor – Head of Employment Department Employment
Work Phone: 01543 420033
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Biographical Info


Paul joined the firm in 2006 as Head of the Employment department. He has over 20 years’ experience of employment law, originally at city law firms. 

Practice Area

Paul specialises in all aspects of employment law, acting for both employers and employees. For employers, he advises on a full range of employment issues, including disciplinary action, grievances, TUPE, performance issues, sickness absence, redundancies and employment tribunal claims. He acts for a range of clients, including businesses, churches and charities.  For employees, Paul advises on unfair dismissal and discrimination, settlement agreements and TUPE claims.


  • Successfully defending claims from four employees following a TUPE transfer, including success at the Employment Appeal Tribunal
  • Recovering the maximum compensatory award following the unfair dismissal of a Managing Director
  • Successfully defending a claim for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination against a local school


Paul enjoys cycling, drumming and snowboarding, though not at the same time.

Categories: Employment
Updated 4 months ago.


Jon Hardwick, Grafton International Limited

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Lisa McLaren, Clickthrough Marketing Ltd

Paul has extensive HR experience and knowledge which has been of great benefit to our business on numerous occasions. We have always found him to be approachable and extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of employment law and HR best practice … Continue reading

Tim Harrison, Johnsons Photopia

As a member of the Keelys employment team I have dealt with Tom directly to get help and expert advice on a number of occasions, assisting with both general procedures and specific situations. That advice has been given thoughtfully, concisely … Continue reading