Defending human freedoms
Paul Diamond is the leading barrister on the law of religious liberty; including matters of both ethical and social conscience. He has fought some of the most important and controversial cases in both the United Kingdom and Europe; from the House of Lords to the Courts of Strasbourg and Luxembourg.
He 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 public 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. He has served as Standing Counsel to the Christian Legal Centre, a sister organisation of Christian Concern until 2018. He has specialized in developing religious liberty law in the U.K. since 1988 as Standing Counsel to the Keep Sunday Special campaign.
European Court, Strasbourg
26th July 2023
Paul Diamond has been instructed by a President of the Supreme Court
Paul Diamond has been instructed by a President of the Supreme Court in a major European country for representation before ... read more
16th June 2023
Paul Diamond represented a Jewish Minister before the Office of the Chief Rabbi.
Paul Diamond assisted a Minister of Jewish faith in a disciplinary matter before the Chief Rabbi. of United Hebrew Congregations ... read more
1st June 2023
Paul Diamond has been instructed in a high-level political case involving the former British Ambassador to Washington, Lord Darroch
Lord Darroch was recalled as Ambassador to the United States in 2019 for making allegedly derogatory remarks about President Trump. ... read more