An experienced leading junior who combines exceptional client relationships with careful and detailed case preparation.
Paul has a wide-ranging practice in all areas of criminal law. He regularly appears as a leading junior, with a particular expertise in cases involving drugs, firearms, serious violence and terrorism.
He has acted in several serious criminal trials, including large-scale Conspiracy to Supply Class A drugs, Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robberies and Large scale Money Laundering matters.
Notable Crime cases
R -v- SA Bolton Crown Court
Conspiracy to distribute class A and class B drugs via a dairy in Lancashire.
R -v- TH Isleworth Crown Court
Conspiracy to import cannabis and heroin via fruit imported into Heathrow Airport.
R -v- TH Minshull Street Crown Court
Importation of class A drugs from Pakistan via the Post Office.
R -v- TW Minshull Street Crown Court
Importation of cocaine via baggage handlers in Jamaican airports.
R -v- CH Blackfriars Crown Court
County lines drugs matter operating between London and Essex.
R -v- WC Reading Crown Court
Kidnap and assault regarding unpaid drugs debts
R -v- AR Woolwich Crown Court
Possession of Firearms, discharged in the street.
R -v- JH Kingston Crown Court
Violent Disorder and Section 18, groups of youths involved in a knife fight at a school.
R -v- MK Southwark Crow Court
Kidnap, false imprisonment and torture, involving client with severe learning difficulties and use of intermediary.
R -v- MA Croydon Crown Court
Conspiracy to commit armed robberies on cash in transit vans across South London.
R -v- GT Wood Green Crown Court
Section 18 involving a large group chasing and stabbing a member of a rival gang.
R -v- JP Preston Crown Court
Conspiracy to kidnap a money launderer in order to recover money from a failed drug deal.
R -v- AA Leeds Crown Court
Possession of items for a terrorist use.
R -v- KB Central Crown Court
Assisting a terrorist. Providing assistance to ISIS sympathiser travelling to Syria.
R -v- IH Central Crown Court
Exporting items for use by snipers in Syria via aid convoys.
R -v- LB Southwark Crown Court
Providing firearms to terrorist groups in London