Sandra Paul is a partner in the Criminal Litigation & Investigations team at the law firm Kingsley Napley. She leads the Serious & General Crime offering and the cross firm Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace offering. Sandra’s practice spans the full range of criminal ligation, but the majority of her current work concerns defending allegations of sexual misconduct. She has a particular interest is advising and representing children and young adults. Sandra is top ranked in Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Spears as a star individual practitioner.
She became an accredited police station adviser in 2001. Together with Professor Ed Cape and Matthew Hardcastle, Sandra co-authors the bi-annual Police Station Update for Legal Action Group and ‘Defending Suspects at Police stations’, the police station handbook.
She is a member of the Youth Justice Legal Centre Advisory Board. Sandra chaired JUSTICE’s working party: Tackling Racial Injustice: Children and the Youth Justice System. The report, launched in February 2021, makes recommendations to tackle the overrepresentation of BAME children in the youth justice system. She is a founding member of Women in Criminal Law.