Paul Gallagher

Partner, Head of Crown Court and Head of Crime

Paul is the Head of our Crown Court Department, a CLSA Accredited Police Station representative and a partner in MSB.

Paul has specialised in criminal law for over 25 years and has dedicated his working life to MSB. He undertakes preparation of cases in the Magistrates Court, but mainly specialises in Crown Court litigation.

Paul has a dedication to client care which is second to none. He will strive to obtain the best possible outcome for a client, often winning cases in the police station. Paul undertakes both legally aided and privately funded work. He specialises in murder, drug conspiracies and importations, violent offences including robbery and non-accidental injuries, serious sexual offences including rape and indecent image cases, serious fraud/theft including HMRC investigations (evaded duty cases), selective licensing and HMO investigations brought by the council and general criminal offenses.

Paul has an extensive client base in the security industry/licencing sector.  Paul has a very successful track record in representing door supervisors in appeals against Security Industry Authority refusals to grant a licence.

Paul is a Legal 500 recommended lawyer and has been described by counsel as having ‘encyclopaedic knowledge and mastery’ of his cases.