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Paul Burnley

Partner | Leeds

"Paul Burnley of Freeths LLP is well regarded for his broad practice, which covers the full gamut of health and safety law. He defends clients against prosecution and criminal investigations, as well as representing them in inquests."
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About Paul

Paul is a corporate defence lawyer handling numerous high profile criminal investigations and defending clients in areas such as Corporate/Individual manslaughter, Health & Safety Prosecutions and Bribery allegations. He also has much experience of representing clients in Coroner’s Inquests, which attract their own publicity nowadays.

Paul also creates successful training sessions for Clients in areas such as handling a criminal investigation, individual manager liability, interviews under caution and corporate manslaughter issues.

Because of his reputation, Paul continues to be a guest speaker in high profile venues. He is introduced by the likes of Lexis Nexis and Butterworths as a “National Expert” and regarded as such by the audience. Paul is based in Leeds and leads our Compliance & Regulatory team.

Paul is recognised as a Leading Individual in Chambers & Partners (2024 edition).

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