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Practice Manager
Maria Rushworth
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Salford
Manchester
M3 6AJ

Paul Im Thurn

  • Year of call: 2012
  • Year of admission: 1990

Practice

Experience

Top Ranked in Legal 500 2021:
Paul Im Thurn is recommended in the Legal 500 for his Family practice, 'Knowledgeable' former solicitor Paul Im Thurn has experience in child abduction cases and those involving allegations of sexual abuse against children. 'Very straight to the point with his advice. Good research into the area of law and very knowledgeable and prepared for the case.'

Admitted as a  solicitor in 1990 and called to the Bar in 2012. Paul's predominantly family law practice spans both public and private law. He served as Co-Chair of Law Centres Network for 3 years before transferring to the bar.

Paul read law at Worcester College, Oxford, and spent five years as a solicitor in a large city firm before devoting 20 years to welfare law in law centres.

Paul lives in Cumbria with his wife and three children.

Paul is a member of:

  • The Family Law Bar Association
  • The Court of Protection Practitioners Group
  • Child Concern
  • Association of Lawyers for Children

Client Recommendations:
"Thanks once again to Paul Im Thurn, I greatly appreciated your efficient and careful handling of our instructions and the full and prompt report you provided following the hearing." - Philip Walsh, Partner at Clifford Johnston & Co.

Reported Cases

Housing & Commercial Property:

  • SS v Copeland Borough Council (HB) (Housing and council tax benefits: recovery of overpayments) [2016] UKUT 115 (AAC) (29 February 2016) BAILI REPORT

Inquests and Inquiries:

  • Allan Wallace (2016) : Death of care home resident suffering with dementia died 3 weeks after a fight with another resident wearing steel-toe boots. Press coverage

Professional Memberships & Publications

Paul is a member of:

  • The Family Law Bar Association
  • The Court of Protection Practitioners Group
  • Child Concern