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Chambers of Mark Ellison QC

1-2 LAURENCE POUNTNEY HILL, LONDON, EC4R 0EU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
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Fax 020 7929 3732
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858 LONDON CITY
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www.qebholliswhiteman.co.uk

Paul Wakerley

Tel:
Work 020 7933 8855
Email:
QEB Hollis Whiteman (Chambers of Mark Ellison QC)

Position

Paul Wakerley has a strong reputation within criminal law. He specialises in crime and has experience across the board. He is instructed in both private and publicly funded cases and more recently upon a direct access basis by high net worth individuals seeking pre-charge advice and/or advice upon appeals against earlier convictions. He is also instructed by specialist casework units of the Crown Prosecution Service and is graded at Level 4. He is however particularly noted for his successful defence practice. He appears as both leading junior and junior alone in the full spectrum of criminal work. Paul also regularly prosecutes and defends in trading standards work where he has led for the prosecution in large scale counterfeiting cases and privately defended company directors appearing before the Crown Courts. Paul has added to his experience with recent instructions taking him to successfully represent police officers before internal disciplinary tribunals and in the presentation of cases before the General Medical Council. R v Daniel Mitchell (2013) – Daniel Mitchell acquitted of a death by careless driving charge, Paul Wakerley defended. R v Dean Packman & Other (2013) – Successful defence of money laundering allegations involving cash seizures in excess of £500,000. R v Christopher John Symons (2013) – Tim Roberts QC and Paul Wakerley defended Christopher Symons charged with the murder of company director Patricia Goodband. PC G (2014) – Successfully represented police officer in disciplinary proceedings. R v Paul Wesley & Others – Leading in multi-handed class A drugs supply; defending alleged head of Cambridgeshire gang.

Member

British Association of Sports Law; Criminal Bar Association; South Eastern Circuit; Midland Circuit; Public Access Bar Association; Registered with the Bar Council – Public Access Directory; Member of the Public Access Bar Association – PABA.

Education

Birmingham University, LLB Hons 1989.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Paul Wakerley - QEB Hollis WhitemanHis practice ranges from appeals through to sensitive historic abuse cases.

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