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Salford
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Barry Grennan (Head of Chambers)

  • Year of call: 1977

Practice

Experience

Top Ranked in Legal 500 2012-2016

Barry Grennan is reported in the Legal 500 2016 edition as "recommended for criminal defence and fraud cases".

Top Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2013-2017

Head of chambers and a highly respected criminal advocate who attracts plaudits for his work ethic and jury advocacy skills. He 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.

Strengths: "Extremely busy, popular with clients, and passionate in front of a jury." "A hard-working, personable guy who's good in court."

Recent work: Successfully achieved an acquittal for a client facing murder and manslaughter charges following the death of another man during a fight.

Lecture Experience:

Barry Grennan lectures widely in Ethics and all new areas of the law as and when required and has conducted many successful and well-received CPD accredited lectures.

Testimonials

"I am student at the bar of England and Wales. I observed your cross examination of civilian witnesses at Derby Crown Court earlier today. For many years, I have taken to observation of advocates up and down the country. Your cross examination was exceptional! I have taken considerable guidance and knowledge from your style.
I write to merely thank you for the opportunity for having seen you work."

Reported Cases

Serious Crime:

  • R v Nugent [2016] - Historic Sexual Abuse Press coverage
  • R v William Black [2016] - Conspiracy Press coverage
  • R v Connerton [2016] - Rape Press coverage
  • R v Robinson [2015] - GBH (S18) Press coverage
  • R v Harper [2014] - (Aquittal) - Historic Sexual Abuse - Linked to trial of Ray Teret & Ors
  • R v Mohammed [2014] - Murder Trial
  • R v Michael Thorpe (2012) - Aggravated burglary - The Law Pages report case here
  • R v Smith [2012] - Gangland Murder
  • R v Brodie [2012] - Conspiracy to Supply
  • R v Deejan [2012] - Rioting
  • R v Thorley [2012] - Murder
  • R v Massett [2012] - Conspiracy to Armed Robbery
  • R v Brooks [2011] - Death by Dangerous Driving
  • R v Muzzafer [2011] - Conspiracy to Rape
  • R v Doyle [2011] - S18
  • R v Tomlinson [2011] - Child Destruction
  • R v Ellor [2011] - Car ring
  • R v Little [2011] - Conspiracy to Supply
  • R v Foster [2011] - Murder
  • R v Wayte [2011] - Murder, acquitted
  • R v Thorpe [2011] - Burglary resulting in murder
  • R v Brown [2011] - Conspiracy to Supply
  • R v Carroll [2011] - Murder
  • R v Blower & Others [2009] - Death by kicking
  • R v McMunn & Others [2009] - Drugs conspiracy
  • R v Donaldson & Others [2009] - Gangland
  • R v Cikaj [2009] - People Trafficking
  • R v Wayne Bryan (2008) - Client was charged with GBH and possession of firearm without certificate -  The Law Pages report case here
  • R v Parry [2008] - Manslaughter
  • R v Wilson [2007] - Child Cruelty
  • R v Uddin & Others [2007] - Sex Trafficking
  • R v Renke & Others [2006] - Importation of Firearms
  • R v Jacobs & Others [2006] - Murder
  • R v Mack [2006] - Attempted Murder
  • R v Khan & Others [2006] - Murder
  • R v Holmes [2006] - Murder
  • R v Stringfellow & Others [2006] - Violent Disorder
  • R v Evans & Others [2006] - Perverting the Course of Justice
  • R v Masters [2006] - Murder
  • R v Flanagan [2005] - Importation
  • R v O'Hara & Others [2005] - Possession of Ammunition
  • R v Loughman & Others [2005] - Murder
  • R v Hughes & Others [2005] - Murder
  • R v Bromley & Others [2005] - Possession of Drugs
  • R v Gallagher & Others [2005] - Importation
  • R v Read [2005] - Murder
  • R v Lydiate & Others [2000] - Salford Gangland, 3 month trial
  • R v Dudson (the Suzanne Capper case)
  • London City Bond Importation Pit Bull Fraud:
  • R v Hassan & Others [2009] - Money Laundering & Carousel Fraud Sexual Offences: Court of Appeal
  • R v Hudson [2009] - Rape, conviction quashed
  • R v Garside [2006] - Rape
  • R v Vesey [2006] - Rape
  • R v Turmaz [2006] - Rape
  • R v Craggo [2005] - Multiple Rapes
  • R v Batkin [2005] - Rape
  • R v Suddons [2005] - Multiple Rapes
  • R v Qadir [2005] - Rape

Professional Memberships & Publications