Paul Edwards

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Paul Edwards

Call: 2004 – Gray’s Inn

Areas of law

  • Crime
  • Regulatory
  • Extradition

Crime

Paul defends in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts. He has experience across a broad range of criminal offences, and is regularly instructed to represent defendants facing allegations of violence, public disorder, drugs-related offences, theft and dishonesty, and criminal damage.

Paul assists clients with confiscation and enforcement proceedings, restraint orders, cash forfeiture matters and acts for those charged with money laundering offences.

Paul is regularly instructed on a private basis. He has experience of all road traffic offences as well as licensing and insurance matters.

Regulatory

Paul has previously represented a non-practicing barrister in a disciplinary hearing held by the Bar Standards Boards.

He has experience of public inquiries after he spent a year as part of the legal team to the main person of interest in the Turks and Caicos Islands Commission of Inquiry into governmental corruption and ministerial dishonesty.

Instructing solicitors have commented on Paul’s abilities to handle very difficult clients in difficult situations. Instructing solicitors have also commented that Paul’s interpersonal skills make him the ideal counsel to instruct where defendants suffer with mental health issues and personality disorders.

Paul has provided written advices to a number of clients ranging from individuals convicted of crimes in the United Kingdom and overseas, to citizens of foreign countries who have various causes of action against their respective governments.

Education

Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law