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Chambers & Partners top ranking Kenworthy's Chambers for Crime Sets on the Northern Circuit 2011-2019
Respected for its strong team of criminal practitioners who are instructed for the defence and for the prosecution. Members here are often instructed in serious criminal matters such as murder, child abuse, sexual offences and drug importation cases. The barristers are also able to tackle fraud-related cases. They recently defended a drugs conspiracy case relating to over £1 million worth of cocaine.

Sources say: They represent the clients well and provide a high standard of representation that gets results."
Client service: "The clerks are always very helpful and accommodating." Maria Rushworth is the practice manager and the senior criminal clerk is Paul Mander."

Legal 500 Ranking Kenworthy's Chambers for Crime Sets on the Northern Circuit 2012-2019
"Crime is one of the main practices at Kenworthy's Chambers, which has a 45-year history prosecuting and defending a broad spectrum of serious offences. Reflecting its leading reputation, it attracts work from a wide range of instructing parties across the country. Kenworthys' criminal team, led by Barry Grennan, prosecutes and defends in multi-defendant drugs conspiracies, serious sexual offences, child abuse and homicide.

Kenworthy's crime team is renowned for determined and fearless defence advocates, as well as, fair and pragmatic prosecutors; the team's expertise extends over a range of areas including conspiracy, murder, serious sex offences and regulatory crime. The team has amassed a reputation on the Northern Circuit and nationally for dealing with complex and high profile cases.

The team is committed to providing excellent representation in both the Crown and Magistrates' Courts throughout England and Wales. Members of the team are always client focused and particularly strong in dealing with more vulnerable defendants whether through mental illness, age, or social exclusion.

The team is committed to a strong culture of professional development and has, since 1997 been actively involved in our annual Autumn Lecture Series.

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