Paul Quain is one of London’s well-known employment lawyers and is regularly recommended as a leading practitioner by Chambers and Partners (2021), Legal 500 (2021) and Who’s Who Legal (2021).

Paul has particular experience in complex, high value employment disputes which require a strategic solution. He regularly advises on team moves and theft of confidential information matters which require High Court injunctions, often with a global, multi-jurisdiction element, bonus disputes, commercial agency disputes, discrimination cases and TUPE. He also specialises in collective bargaining, trade union disputes and European Works Councils. He is particularly commended for his tactical approach in litigation matters which helps deliver the desired outcome.

Paul is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and has held various management roles within ELA over many years. He is also a CEDR accredited mediator in the employment field.

Prior to establishing GQ Employment Law, Paul previously held a senior position in ‘Magic Circle’ firm Linklaters and has also worked for leading City of London firm Charles Russell.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali


Employment Lawyers Association


Named, Leading Individual

Chambers & Partners


Named, Recommended Lawyer

Legal 500


Named, Thought Leaders - Labour & Employment

Who's Who Legal


Named, Global Leader

Who's Who Legal


Speaking Engagements

A Global Approach to International Non-Compete, Non-Solicit, Confidentiality & and IP Agreements

Littler Executive Employer Conference, Phoenix, AZ

May 11, 2023

Brexit: The Final Countdown - A Littler International Webinar

January 30, 2020

The Brexit Time Bomb | Armageddon or Business as Usual?

February 14, 2019

Littler Global Summit 2018 - Part 3: A Tale of Three Cities: Responding to Natural Disasters from Puerto Rico and Houston to Mexico City

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 2, 2018

Littler Global – 2017 International Labour and Employment Law Update in Europe


November 7, 2017

Littler Global – 2017 International Labour and Employment Law Update in Europe


November 6, 2017

Conoscenze linguistiche

  • Francese

Foro di appartenenza

United Kingdom (England and Wales)