John Paul is accredited as a specialist in professional negligence law by the Law Society of Scotland.

He has significant experience in complex contractual disputes, property and financial services disputes and Judicial review.

Leading individual – Legal 500 2021

Convenor of the Law Society of Scotland Law Reform committee (Obligations).

Jurisdiction: Scotland


  • Acting for a food processing company in a series of court actions in 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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