Manchester Mosley Street
07711 678 978
Paul has been with the firm for over a decade now and is employed as an in-house Barrister having been called to the Bar by Lincolns Inn in 2001. As a member of the Bar Paul has full rights of audience and is able to appear in all courts in all proceedings. In addition to this Paul is also recognised as a member of the Duty Solicitor scheme and is therefore able to provide seamless advice to clients from their inception at the police station, all the way through the criminal justice system to a crown court trial and any necessary appeal work before the Court of Appeal.As a committed criminal defence lawyer, Paul is able to represent the interests of clients charged with all types of offences from very minor to very serious allegations.Paul has an enviable reputation for successfully representing clients who face various allegations of white collar, Trademark offences and computer fraud, including e-bay frauds, infringements of trademarks, computer hacking, and intellectual property frauds but to name a few.Paul is familiar with the draconian Proceeds of Crime Applications or POCA’s as they are commonly referred to. He works closely with our dedicated department and is instrumental in successfully negotiating and challenging in open court the assumptions applied by the Financial Investigation Units of various police forces. He has been involved in some extremely large cases, where hundreds of thousands of pounds have been in issue and expert forensic accountants have been relied upon. That said, no case is too big or small and Paul is equally dedicated to cases where nominal orders are being sought.
Paul is also experienced with Military Law and has travelled to a number of military installations both domestic and abroad to represent armed forces personnel being tried before a court martial, where again he has achieved a successful reputation.
Despite experience in niche practice area’s, Paul is frequently instructed to represent client’s facing allegations varying from simple theft to the most complex of serious allegations.