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

Chambers of Simon Denison QC
6KBW College Hill


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 > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Paul Jarvis6KBW College HillPaul has a great legal mind, focus and great attention to detail. He has a commitment no matter what kind of case and has great client care.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Paul Jarvis6KBW College Hill

London Bar > Proceeds of crime (POCA) and asset forfeiture

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Paul Jarvis6KBW College HillPaul is a barrister at the very top of his game, combining impressive intellect with sound tactical judgement. He is also very good at explaining issues clearly to clients and putting them at ease.

An ‘excellent set’ praised for the quality of its counsel, the barristers at 6KBW College Hill prosecute and defend corporates and individuals involved in proceeds of crime and asset forfeiture matters, including freezing orders, disclosure orders, overseas applications, and civil and restraint proceedings. Paul Jarvis acts for the prosecution in R v Premsaran Patel, in which a trustee has brought proceedings in the Insolvency Court to determine a bankrupt party’s interest in property subject to restraint in confiscation proceedings. David Perry QC, leading William Hays, successfully defended a former CEO against an NCA application for cash forfeiture under POCA 2002. Jonathan Hall QC specialises in civil recovery matters.