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Paul Humphries

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Paul Humphries - Deans Court Chambers


  • MA (Oxon)

Professional Associations

  • Criminal Bar Association


Paul Humphries joined Deans Court Chambers as a Pupil in 1986 and has established himself as a highly regarded Barrister in the Criminal Team.

He has acted to both defence and prosecution but now concentrates his practice solely on defence work and specialises in Serious Crime including large scale drug importation, rape, prison mutiny, fraud and violence up to and including murder

Based in our Preston Annex, Paul Humphries appears in the majority of Courts on the Northern Circuit, but the majority of his practice is based at Preston Crown Court.

Notable Cases

  • R -v- H

    Junior Defence Counsel on a Murder case where the defendant was ID’d through pollen on their clothing

  • R -v- L

    Defence Counsel on drug importation case

  • R -v- K

    Defence Counsel on people trafficking case

  • Operation rebound

    Counsel on large Scale Drug Conspiracy case

What the directories say

A very good advocate, who pushes the boundaries

Legal 500, 2006

An excellent advocate

Legal 500, 2005


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