Mr Paul Evans > Red Lion Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Paul has significant experience and expertise in providing advice and advocacy in sensitive and high profile criminal cases. He specialises in serious crime, including sexual offences, fraud and violent crime, including murder. Paul’s practice is equally divided between prosecution and defence work and includes demanding cases of the most seriousness and complexity.

He is often instructed in cases of a grave and serious sexual nature. These include allegations of historic rape and sexual abuse, including violent stranger rape; familial rape; rape of prostitutes and many cases involving children. Paul has the ability to put particularly vulnerable individuals at ease and is able to draw the best evidence from them.

A strong advocate, Paul is a persuasive, calm and efficient.


Year of call: 2001 Inn: Gray’s Inn


Criminal Bar Association, South Eastern Circuit


LL.B (Hons) 2:1

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Paul EvansRed Lion ChambersVery good at managing a complex disclosure exercise in a high-profile case.

Red Lion Chambers, among a range of criminal experts, has number of members with specific strengths in sexual offences and modern slavery matters, and handles a strong mixture of prosecution work as well as challenging defence instructions. Kate Bex QC successfully represented the defendant, a solicitor, in the second-ever prosecution under the Female Genital Mutilation Act. Rosina Cottage QC represented the Crown Prosecution Service, successfully defeating an appeal against conviction brought in the name of publicist Max Clifford, who died three years into a prison sentence for indecent assault. Among the juniors, David Malone prosecuted two gang members involved in the production of drill music videos on YouTube for conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm (GBH), and successfully applied after their conviction for the first criminal behaviour order targeting drill music. Elsewhere, Paul Evans represented a man named in the press as a former president of the Sussex chapter of the Hell’s Angels, who was acquitted of GBH with intent. Sally-Ann Hales QC was appointed to the circuit bench in May 2018.