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 > Proceeds of crime (POCA) and asset forfeiture

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Paul Jarvis6KBW College HillErudite, amicable and level-headed.

6KBW College Hill‘s members’ caseloads include unexplained wealth orders (UWOs), confiscation proceedings, restraint orders and account freezing orders (AFOs). In one example of recent work, Paul Jarvis is acting in R v David and Susan Stansbury, where a husband and wife were convicted of failing to comply with an enforcement notice to tear down an illegally built block of residential flats. The couple had earned over £315,000 in rent payments, which are now subject to confiscation proceedings.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Paul Jarvis6KBW College HillA junior who stays unruffled in court.

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Paul Jarvis6KBW College HillPaul has a very straightforward manner and comes over incredibly well in court – both with judges and juries. He always demonstrates a first-class understanding of the law, and prepares meticulously.