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Introducing Kenworthy’s Chambers’ New Criminal Barrister Tara Riley

Kenworthy's Chambers | September 28, 2023

A new Criminal Barrister has joined Kenworthy’s Chambers! 

We are pleased to announce that Tara Riley has been accepted as a Tenant of Kenworthy’s Chambers, and will be starting on the 25th of September 2023, taking on cases in Crime.

Tara Riley was called to the Bar in 2019, she undertook a pupillage at CPS and then worked as Senior Crown Prosecutor there from July 2021 to September 2023.

She has prosecuted a serving Police Officer in a case that resulted in a conviction and has prosecuted extinction rebellion successfully in a case centering around a protest with Human Rights Act defences.

Another notable case she worked on was a large-scale multi-handed operation involving millions of pounds worth of vehicles being stolen in domestic burglaries.

Speaking about the new appointment, Kenworthy’s Chambers Practice Manager Maria Rushworth said, “We are pleased to have secured Tara Riley’s services because she is a fantastic talent who can be instructed in the full spectrum of criminal offences in the Crown Court.

“She will be accepting cases involving serious violence - including firearms and offensive weapons, drugs and conspiracy, homicide, and sexual offences.”

As a Criminal Barrister, Tara Riley has experience working on high-profile, complex and multi-handed cases that have garnered media interest. 

Speaking about joining Kenworthy’s Chambers, Tara Riley said, “I am proud to be joining Kenworthy’s Chambers and am looking forward to providing advice on a wide variety of criminal cases.

“I hope to enhance my growing reputation for dealing with young people by handling criminal cases for vulnerable clients in a sensitive fashion.”

“I am also excited at the prospect of working with some of Kenworthy’s top Barristers as Junior Counsel in future cases.”

To check the availability of Barrister Tara Riley for your Crime case call our Criminal Clerk Paul Mander on 0161 832 4036, email [email protected], or fill out our contact form.