The Chambers of Paul Diamond is the premier Chambers to specialise in the law of religious liberty.

 


Paul Diamond combines his considerable strength in the field of religious liberty; with his knowledge of public and European law.   Paul Diamond is a specialist in European Human Rights law, EU law and certain aspects of International Law.

Paul’s analytical expertise of socio legal developments in the United Kingdom and internationally; combined with his sense of humour and blunt eloquence make him an exceptionally dynamic speaker. His counsel and strategic insight is sought out by policy makers and religious leaders.

 

I would like to express my gratitude to Paul Diamond, barrister for his legal work in securing my right to conduct a mission in London. …The situation in the United Kingdom is disturbing and we must support the work of Paul Diamond to secure religious liberty in that Great Land.” - Nicki Cruz

Featured Cases

European court of human rights

European Court Judgement

On 15th January 2013, the European Court of Human Rights gave judgment in the case of Eweida & Others v United Kingdom in which Paul Diamond represented Shirley Chaplin and Gary McFarlane (as well as Mrs Eweida at first instance in the United Kingdom).  Paul Diamond’s legal and strategic skills enabled these important cases to be heard.  This decision by the European Court in Strasbourg represents one of the most important cases on Article 9 and religious liberty to date; and has impacted all 47 Contracting States of the Council of Europe. Click here to view Judgement:  

Bed & Breakfast to Strasbourg

Paul Diamond has recently been instructed by Jeff and Sue Green to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg on their right to work in the public square in conformity with their Christian principles.  Jeff and Sue Green belief that marriage is between a man and a woman; they aver that they do not discriminate, but a civilised society should respect their religious conscience: Sunday Telegraph Article:          

Celestina Mba

Sabbath Rest

Paul Diamond was instructed to represent Celestina Mba who wished to observe Sunday as a Sabbath day.  The case involved issues on the meaning of Group disparity, or whether the case of Eweida & Others v United Kingdom granted individual protection.  The Court did not consider the issue of ‘reasonable accommodation’.  The Court of Appeal gave an important ruling in favour of religious liberty, but Ms Mba did not win on the facts. Click here for press report And a television report

News

Bed & Breakfast to Strasbourg

March 18, 2014

Paul Diamond has recently been instructed by Jeff and Sue Green to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg on their right to work in the public square in conformity with their Christian principles.  Jeff and Sue Green belief that marriage is between a man and a woman; they aver that they do not discriminate, but a civilised society should respect their religious conscience: Sunday Telegraph Article:          

Stewart Jackson MP

Paul Diamond represented Stewart Jackson MP in the first important case brought by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.  The Peterborough MP won his dispute with the Parliamentary body which had claimed monies related to the increase in value of the MP’s home. Stewart Jackson MP said:- I wish to thank Paul Diamond for his professional services in this important case; I am grateful that it was brought to a  successful conclusion. Paul’s steady and stalwart support was invaluable in preparing our case

Article in Sunday Telegraph

November 5, 2013

Paul Diamond wrote the following Commentary piece in the Sunday Telegraph. Click here to read:

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