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Crime
28 Years Ranked

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‘A first class act’; Sallie Bennett-Jenkins KC has throughout her career established herself as the pre-eminent choice for clients who demand intellectual rigour, exceptional advocacy and a high level of service and commitment. Her wide experience and skillset garnered across both criminal and regulatory have ensured that she is viewed as an advocate of the highest ability, with ‘lethal’ cross examination skills in combination with an overarching strategic approach to the case. Her intellectual ability, strategy and sensitivity are renowned.

Her appointments have included being Treasury Counsel and a Recorder of the Crown Court since 1998, sitting at the Central Criminal Court and authorised to try serious sexual offences. Sallie was awarded with an honorary doctorate as a recognition of her pre-eminence in law.

Since taking Silk in 2006, Sallie has exclusively defended but her previous experience in prosecution of the gravest and highest profile offences and work with the intelligence services, means she is uniquely placed to advise on her clients on the appropriate strategy to meet the prosecution case. Her experience dictates that she is best placed to advise and undertake private prosecutions for companies and individuals.

Sallie has expertise in relation to student disciplinary matters, advising and representing students in University discipline, and criminal matters linked to these matters. Her practise also focuses on pre-charge advice and the preparation of detailed and complex written representations with a view to ensuring proceedings against the client are brought to a conclusion without charge.

Career

King's Counsel 2006

Called 1984

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Sallie Bennett-Jenkins KC
Sallie Bennett-Jenkins KC is a former Treasury Counsel who is now a gifted criminal defence barrister with a strong reputation for acting in sexual assault and rape cases. She is praised for her advocacy skills and client care when dealing with heavyweight cases, many of which attract media interest.

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