Paul Ozin KC > 23ES > London, England > Barrister 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 > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Paul Ozin KC23ESA very knowledgeable and thoughtful silk, who is highly regarded in this field.

23ES‘ members are well versed in representing clients from the financial services, healthcare, sports and legal sectors. Paul Ozin KC heads up the regulatory and disciplinary team in chambers, and has a solid track record in representing professionals and regulators in a range of complex matters. Turning to the juniors, Tim Grey acted for the second defendant, a solicitor, in Reeves v Reeves & Curnock, concerning allegations that the solicitor colluded with the first defendant to provide a false will, which made the first defendant the beneficiary of £80m. Elsewhere in chambers, Rebecca Vanstone acted on behalf of the GDC in prosecuting a registrant facing multiple allegations of clinical misconduct; the registrant received a 12-month suspension.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Paul Ozin KC – 23ES