Paul Ozin KC > 23ES > London, England > Lawyer Profile

1 Gray's Inn Square


Paul has particular expertise in white-collar crime cases (including company, business, revenue, market-related, advance fee, factoring, bribery and corruption, money laundering, confiscation and asset recovery). He is well placed to deal with the whole landscape of financial crime cases, with complementary expertise in regulatory and disciplinary proceedings, including financial regulatory proceedings. He is standing counsel in crime to BIS (Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (formerly Department of Trade and Industry)). In addition, he is instructed in cases prosecuted by other principal prosecutors of serious fraud cases: the Serious Fraud Office and the CPS Central Fraud Group. He has a wide practice in regulatory and disciplinary cases, including High Court public law challenges and statutory appeals. The core areas are healthcare, forensic pathology and police work. In addition, he is experienced in financial regulatory cases and has worked as seconded counsel at both Lloyd’s of London and the FSA (PIA). He appears for both regulators and those subject to proceedings. He advises regulators on the drafting of regulations and guidance, and legal guidance to regulated persons. He is the team leader of the 23 Essex Street healthcare regulatory and discipline team.


Called 1987; Middle Temple. Appointed Silk in 2016.


Criminal Bar Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.


Carmel College; Balliol College, Oxford (1986 BA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Paul Ozin KC23 Essex StreetPaul has a phenomenal legal brain and a good strategic sense of the best ways to cut through a complex case. His work ethic ensures that no stone remains unturned in a case.

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Paul Ozin KC23ES

23ES has an ‘established presence in professional discipline‘. Paul Ozin KC, who is Chair of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers, successfully represented a client in judicial review, R (Awodola) v ACCA, concerning a claim that a rule book change in the course of an appeal process, held to apply to clients’ case was unfair and breached natural justice. Tim Greyis without a doubt elite counsel in regulatory proceedings‘; he represented the GMC in the case of a doctor who had murdered his mother following a long and abusive upbringing and relationship, and was later found to be impaired and erased from the medical register.