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Bruce goes the extra mile, preparing a suggested order for the Tribunal on a disclosure application, for example, and on the occasions where Bruce is not available for a hearing I generally try and get my case penciled in, just in case.

Instructing Solicitor

Always very well prepared and advocacy style is very well-tailored to the Employment Tribunal - tough but always appropriate in advocacy style.

I am delighted at the service Bruce has given in some complex cases, getting to grips with huge amounts of information in record time and producing straightforward opinions which contain just the right amount of information and analysis for digestion by myself and my lay clients.

Instructing Solicitor

He is an exceptionally pleasant character, very able, straightforward and technically very sound.

Strengths include ready and speedy accessibility for instructing solicitor and a very practical and realistic approach to finding the best solution for clients.

Bruce is extremely good with my clients; he easily sees things from their point of view and uses words that people understand. He puts clients at ease, and they are always happy to have the opportunity to sit down and talk things through with him.

Instructing Solicitor

Bruce Henry is a respected barrister with a busy employment practice. He is instructed by claimants and trade union members in discrimination, reasonable adjustment and other matters in the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Exceptionally good with clients and provides clear and incisive advice.

His attention to detail combined with his encyclopaedic knowledge of Costs Law means John Meehan is an exceptional advocate on detailed assessment or any costs related hearing.”

Dominic Finn, Head Advocate at Pure Legal Costs Consultancy

The costs specialists undertake a full range of work, including points of dispute and costs hearings including appeals, technical arguments, and detailed summary assessments. They undertake work at a national level and regularly appear in the SCCO.

John Meehan identifies any issues that need addressing at an early stage of instruction and advises upon them in a clear and concise way. John’s written advocacy is exceptional. It is persuasive, tenacious and demonstrates an attention to detail that leaves no stone unturned.

Dominic Finn, Head Advocate at Pure Legal Costs Consultancy

John Meehan is diligent, knowledgeable and bullish in all matters, small or large. His assistance and advice have been invaluable on many occasions.

Adam Fenton, Compass Costs

Whenever I am asked to recommend counsel with an interest in costs, I never hesitate to recommend John Meehan. He is friendly, approachable and always makes himself available to discuss any instruction.

Dominic Finn, Head Advocate at Pure Legal Costs Consultancy

John Meehan has gone above and beyond to help us resolve the very difficult position we were put in due to mistakes with previous drafts. This has been a massive help. John’s name is on our internal list as a ‘go-to’ costs Barrister.

Brendan Rimmer, Partner at Helix Law

John Meehan has an instant recall of Costs Law and authorities which gives my firm confidence to instruct him in all matters ranging from cases and queries about the MOJ portal to technical challenges in respect of Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) in high value Clinical Negligence or catastrophic injury cases.

Dominic Finn, Head Advocate at Pure Legal Costs Consultancy

Kenworthy's Chambers is an 'excellent' and 'efficient' set with wide ranging expertise that extends over a range of areas in multi-handed defence and prosecution cases, including conspiracies involving serious drug distribution, mortgage fraud and car-ringing, in addition to serious violent offences.

Kenworthy’s Chambers are a welcoming set who strive to meet our needs whether that be in relation to criminal or mental health needs. Whilst it is a busy chambers counsel are often available to cover hearings even at the last minute.

“Bruce Henry has an excellent manner and rapport with clients and explains case weaknesses and difficulties tactfully and empathically."

“Patrick Cassidy is an excellent Lawyer with a forensic mind and brilliant with client care.”

"They have provided a very responsive and efficient service with a wide range of Barristers able to assist at all levels of cases."

"Patrick Cassidy handles cases concerning police misconduct and deaths in custody. He has a very strong practice and works hard."

“Counsel are also amenable to offering an initial opinion in more complex or novel proceedings.”

"Chambers are supportive and attentive at short notice. They are also very flexible in order to meet needs that arise on short notice. Decisions that have to be made are not made unilaterally but always after consultation which helps with continuity and confidence."

“They have provided a very responsive and efficient service with a wide range of Barristers able to assist at all levels of cases.”

“The clerking team is approachable and always very pleasant. They are very helpful and always bend over backwards to accommodate.”

“Kenworthy’s Chambers are a welcoming set who strive to meet our needs whether that be in relation to criminal or mental health needs. Whilst it is a busy chambers counsel are often available to cover hearings even at the last minute.”

“Barry Grennan is always outstanding, committed, hard-working, helpful, caring and great with clients.”

All our dealings with the clerks have been positive, particularly Paul Mander. He is very responsive and willing to go above and beyond to assist instructing Solicitors.

“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.”

“Kenworthy’s Chambers are filled with some of the best Clerks. They provide a friendly yet professional service and will always do what they can to ensure Counsel is available for any given hearing. I am fortunate to have such a positive working relationship with them. Paul Mander and Thomas Harrington are always approachable and easy to get on with.”

“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, serious violent and sexual offences.”

“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.”

“Chudi Grant is always well liked, even by difficult clients. He is able to put clients at ease and works hard to ensure that their case is properly put to the jury.”

“I have always found the clerking team to be professional, friendly, accommodating to requests and prompt in their response.”

“Chudi Grant wins plaudits for his client care skills. He is visible in the defence of a wide range of cases and is especially useful in matters involving mental health issues.”

“Sara Haque is a hard worker who cares about her clients.”

"They are always able to assist and cover a variety of specialisms."

"I have always found the clerking team to be professional, friendly, accommodating to requests and prompt in their response."

“Kenworthy’s Chambers are always willing to assist wherever they can. Every effort is made to ensure the instructing advocate can deal with the matter and if for any reason they can’t, you can be assured Kenworthy’s will offer you a suitably experienced and knowledgeable barrister.”

"They have provided a very responsive and efficient service with a wide range of Barristers able to assist at all levels of cases."

“Kenworthy’s Chambers are always willing to assist wherever they can. Every effort is made to ensure the instructing advocate can deal with the matter and if for any reason they can’t, you can be assured Kenworthy’s will offer you a suitably experienced and knowledgeable barrister.”

“One of Jonathan Greer’s main strengths is his ability to relate to clients, to be willing to understand their needs and put them at ease. He is a tenacious advocate, his preparation is thorough, and he ensures both instructing Solicitors and clients are confident in his advocacy."

"They have provided a very responsive and efficient service with a wide range of Barristers able to assist at all levels of cases."