John Paul is a Solicitor Advocate who specialises in Financial Services, commercial and property disputes.

He is accredited as a specialist professional negligence law by the Law Society of Scotland. He has significant experience in complex contractual disputes, insolvency related matter and Judicial review.

Leading individual – Legal 500 2021

Jurisdiction: Scotland


  • Acting for Northbay Pelagic in a series of court actions involving the aftermath of a significant fire and the breakdown between shareholders and directors
  • Acting for a Bank in successfully defending proceedings where an eight-figure sum was sought where serious allegations of fraud were made against members of staff
  • Acting for a Bank, as solicitor advocate in the Court of Session, in a series of actions for rectification of security documentation under the companies acts
  • Acting for a retailer in successfully defending proceedings by a landlord seeking to increase rent following a disputed rent review procedure


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