Paul Genney BDS (Bristol), Call 1976

Professional Reputation

  • Paul Genney specialises exclusively in Criminal Law acting on behalf of both the Prosecution and Defence.
  • Paul is a Level 3 Prosecutor on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service.
  • He is regularly instructed in heavyweight criminal matters including:
  • Homicide
  • Terrorism
  • Rape and other serious sexual offences
  • Non-recent sexual allegations
  • Sexual offences against children
  • Conspiracies including drugs, fraud and serious violence
  • Arson with intent
  • Cases involving multiple defendants
  • Paul has defended cases of murder during his career, including conducting a case without a leader at the Old Bailey.
  • Paul has been instructed in multi-defendant terrorist cases involving complex legal and evidential issues.
  • Due to his professional standing, Paul has been instructed to represent clients at Crown Court centres across the country.
  • Paul has a wealth of experience of defending clients facing serious sexual allegations.  As a result of this he is well placed in dealing with all evidential and legal matters that can arise in these types of cases.
  • Paul has an excellent reputation as a persuasive advocate and is renowned for his ability to engage juries during the trial process.

Qualifications & Appointments

  • Inn of Court - Middle Temple
  • Pupillage with Pupil Supervisor the late HHJ Peter Heppel QC of Wilberforce Chambers


  • Criminal Bar Association