Paul Sutton

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Paul Sutton
Partner

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Partner
Dispute Resolution and Litigation Team

Paul has over 20 years’ experience of Dispute Resolution. He joined Stone King in 2005. He undertakes a broad range of work including breach of trust and general commercial and contractual disputes.

He has a particular expertise in Charity related claims including charity proceedings, disputes with third parties and commercial partners as well as claims against trustees, former employees and consultants. He has also acted for a well known art gallery in connection with a number of “looted art” or spoliation claims.

Paul also has extensive experience of contentious probate and legacy dispute cases including  Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 cases and acts on behalf of both private clients and charities in connection with such claims. He is a member of ACTAPS.

Other areas of Paul’s work include acting for Education clients on a range of issues. He also undertakes claimant professional negligence claims and construction related disputes, He is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyer’s Association.

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  • London skyline
    Recent testimonials

    Paul Sutton is ‘experienced in all areas of commercial litigation’

    Legal 500 - 2017

  • London skyline
    Recent testimonials

    Paul Sutton is head of dispute resolution at Stone King LLP and is highly regarded for his work in areas such as charities litigation. According to interviewees, he is "commercially aware of the issues involved" and "his communications are always clear and to the point."

    Chambers - 2016

  • London skyline
    Recent testimonials

    Stone King LLP’s team head Paul Sutton is 'efficient as well as prompt', and is 'very responsive to clients’ concerns'. His wide-ranging practice includes representing charities and educational institutions in contractual and other commercial disputes.

    Legal 500 - 2014

  • London skyline
    Recent testimonials

    ...‘gives good advice which is appropriate to the organisation and the circumstances of the case’.

    Legal 500 - 2012

  • London skyline
    Recent testimonials

    ‘Efficient’, ‘helpful and knowledgeable’ partner Paul Sutton heads the ‘extremely good’ team at Stone King LLP, which advises on landlord and tenant issues, and represents several charities and education sector clients.

    Legal 500

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