Paul Jarvis > Chambers of Simon Denison QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Simon Denison QC
6KBW College Hill
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Paul is a first-rate advocate with a thriving practice as both a leader and a junior in cases of substance and complexity. His practice encompasses homicide, serious sexual offending, financial crime, terrorism, cybercrime, health and safety enforcement, professional discipline, confiscation and asset forfeiture, inquests, judicial review and civil claims against public authorities, such as the police and the prison service.

Paul’s practice extends to jurisdictional issues involving transnational and organized crime. He also advises individuals and corporations on various issues concerning online offending, including computer misuse, breaches of information security, unlawful interceptions, malicious communications, stalking, harassment, trademark and copyright infringement, publishing obscene articles and possessing indecent images of children or extreme pornographic images.

Notable cases include: R v Ali & Best (murder trial of a husband and the hitman he hired to kill his wife); Re McGuigan (inquest into the death of a private contractor shot dead by a colleague in Iraq); R v Bolinger (trial of a ‘cannibal’ nurse for attempted grooming and other offences); and R v James and Others (an eight-handed, £300m Ponzi fraud involving currency exchange companies).


Called 2001. Crown Prosecution Service Prosecutor (Grade 4).


University of Cambridge, LLM (Hons), Law.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Paul Jarvis6KBW COLLEGE HILLA junior who stays unruffled in court.

6KBW COLLEGE HILL‘s Esther Schutzer-Weissmann acted in R v Alan Cartledge and others, a case concerning an MTIC fraud valued at £20m, which arose out of HMRC investigations into companies based in the North East of the UK, while Paul Jarvis represented Darren Goulbourne, who was convicted of conspiring to make false representations in connection with a number of fraudulent mortgage applications.

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Paul Jarvis6KBW COLLEGE HILLA phenomenally intelligent advocate.

London Bar > Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Paul Jarvis6KBW COLLEGE HILLErudite, amicable and level-headed.