Paul Grumbar


Paul Grumbar
Called: 1974
Qualifications: BA (Philosophy)

Contact and Clerk

Email:

paulgrumbar@colletonchambers.co.uk

Clerk: Nikkie Browning

nikkiebrowning@colletonchambers.co.uk

PROFILE

Formerly a practitioner in London and Bristol, Paul Grumbar joined Colleton Chambers in 2015.  He is a specialist in criminal law, undertaking prosecution and defence work. He is a CPS level 3 prosecutor and sits as a Recorder.

Notable Cases

R v Barry Williams and others;
Manslaughter – death by flight-defence in robbery and manslaughter arising from hitchhiker forced to jump to his death. Court of Appeal.

R v Smolanski;
Abuse of Process [delay]  – prosecution. Guideline case. Court of Appeal.

R v Medlen and others;
International Fraud Serious – Fraud Office prosecution arising from multi-million pound insider theft from city bank. Central Criminal Court.

R v Reeves and others;
Drug Importation – defence in allegation of importation through Russia

R v Henry and others;
Solicitor fraud – Serious Fraud Office prosecution involving UK solicitor defrauding UK resident in US courts. Bristol Crown Court.

Recent interesting cases include:

Defence of contractor on charges of corruption involving government contracts.
Defence of businessman on major money laundering charges.

Languages

Bilingual French.

Recommendations

“highly recommended”  Legal 500 2010
“Accomplished junior”  Legal 500 2009


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