Here is the personal profile for Paul Houghton. Please contact Paul using the details listed in the contact panel to the right hand side of this page. You can also choose to send an email enquiry or request a call back.Position: Director
Paul was a partner at Lupton Fawcett from 1997 then became a member and director of Lupton Fawcett LLP in 2006.
Paul graduated in Medieval Scottish History from St Andrews then sat law at Edinburgh, qualifying as a solicitor in 1984. Paul then moved to Yorkshire in 1988 and requalified in English law in 1990.
Paul became a mediator through CEDR in 1994 and has carried out in excess of 300 mediations both as a mediator and solicitor.
"Paul is by far and away the best mediator I have ever worked with"
He is listed as an expert in his field in Chambers UK: A client's guide to the legal profession, and the Legal 500 directories. In the recent editions he has been described as:
Paul Houghton is ‘straight talking’ and gives ‘practical, no-nonsense advice’.
Paul Houghton is a "straightforward litigator who always adopts a common-sense approach."
His areas of expertise include contract law, engineering and professional negligence.
Houghton is widely regarded as a leading commercial mediator. In the past twelve months he has handled a number of notable mediations involving Premiership football clubs. Interviewees say he is "robust, sensible, good at knocking heads together and intensely pragmatic."Specialist Areas:
- Commercial contract matters
- Engineering related litigation
- Professional negligence
- Dispute management
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