Contact and Clerk
Clerk: Nikkie Browning
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.
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.
“highly recommended” Legal 500 2010
“Accomplished junior” Legal 500 2009