Paul leads our Corporate Crime and Investigations practice group. He specialises in crisis management and protecting client reputations.

Paul advises and supports clients facing investigation by criminal authorities and specialist regulators. He conducts investigations for clients in the UK and in overseas jurisdictions – he regularly works as part of a global client team.

He helps clients to develop robust compliance frameworks, and specialises in resolving matters away from the courtroom.

Living Brodies' values

Legal 500 say "Led by Paul Marshall, the team at Brodies is knowledgeable, extremely well organised and has fantastic attention to detail. Work is well allocated between the team who all have different backgrounds and bring a good skill base. The way in which they provide updates is unlike any other team I instruct. It’s very clear that they know exactly where we are with each point and what is outstanding at any time."

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  • Spent a year appearing exclusively in the criminal courts as a newly qualified lawyer.
  • Draws on more than 15 years' experience conducting investigations in Scotland, in other parts of the UK, and in overseas jurisdictions when acting for clients.
  • Has been named a 2021 Client Choice Award Winner on Lexology.
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  • Ranked in Band 1 for Financial Crime in Chambers UK 2024.
  • Ranked by Legal 500 UK 2024 Scotland as a Leading individual – Crime – Fraud.
  • Ranked for Professional Discipline in Chambers UK 2023. 
  • Ranked by Who's Who Legal as a Global leader – Business Crime Defence – Corporates 2020.