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Kenworthy's Chambers

Crime

2 ranked barristersBand 3Northern (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table

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Kenworthy's Chambers offers expertise spanning a wide range of criminal matters. The set's barristers are experienced in both the prosecution and defence of cases relating to homicides, high-value drugs conspiracies and serious violent and sexual offences. The team is routinely instructed to appear in trials in the Crown Courts and in appellate proceedings, and the barristers undertake both private and publicly funded work.

Client service:

"The clerks are friendly and always very helpful. They are good at keeping you informed of any changes." "The clerks are very accommodating even at short notice." Paul Mander is the senior criminal clerk.

Strengths:

Barry Grennan
Head of chambers and a highly respected criminal advocate who attracts plaudits for his work ethic and jury advocacy skills. He specialises as a criminal defence advocate and is often instructed in serious and complex criminal cases. He is an expert on white-collar crime and is vastly knowledgeable on all areas of serious crime, including gang-related murders, sexual offences, people trafficking and infanticide. He also boasts a thriving fraud and regulatory practice.
"A real people person - he deals with trials very effectively. He puts clients at ease." "He is tenacious in his representation of his clients."

Strengths:

Patrick Cassidy
A highly capable criminal defence advocate with a broad practice encompassing the full spectrum of serious general and financial crime. He has experience of the most complex and challenging cases including sexual offences, child abuse and gangland crime. He also handles cases concerning police misconduct and deaths in custody.
"An excellent jury advocate."

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Northern (Bar)

Crime


Barry Grennan
Band 2
Patrick Cassidy
Band 3