Paul Diamond combines his considerable strength in the field of religious liberty with his knowledge of public and European law. Paul 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.
Paul Diamond is an independent practising barrister and is currently Standing Counsel to the Christian Legal Centre, a sister organisation of Christian Concern.
“I would like to express my gratitude to Paul Diamond.”
“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 the religious liberty of that great land”.
– Nicky Cruz
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 individuals’ protection. The Employment Tribunal had held that Sunday Sabbath rest was not a core component of the…
In September 2012, Paul Diamond was successful is securing an acquittal in a case involving anti abortion protesters advocating outside an abortion clinic. Related Links Click here to see newspaper article Click here to go to Abort 67 website (Warning, this is an external website that contains some graphic images)
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 Mrs Eweida, Shirley Chaplin and Gary McFarlane. Paul Diamond’s legal and strategic skills enabled these cases to be heard at the highest level and their importance was reflected in…
Paul Diamond represented Dr. Scott in a case where the GP prayed for a patient; the case attracted considerable media interest due to its strong resonance with the British public. The GMC, in an unprecedented hearing, took evidence by telephone preventing the Defence from seeing the reactions or demeanor of the accuser to the disadvantage…