Paul McFarlane

Paul McFarlane is a Partner at Capsticks LLP who has 25 years’ experience advising, mainly employers in the public sector, on all aspects of employment and discrimination law. His particular specialisms include advising on: complex discrimination and whistleblowing claims, advising on working time and industrial relations issues. He regularly writes on employment law issues in the national, HR and legal press.

 aul is also the current Deputy Chair of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA); a Board Director with Black Solicitors Network (BSN); and an External Assessor for the College of Policing. In 2019, Paul was named Chambers and Partners Minority Lawyer of the Year for his work in trying to improve diversity and inclusion within the legal profession. Finally, in 2020/2021 Paul help devise ELA’s 21 Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge©.