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Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7BH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 5324
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 0667
DX:
444 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.2harecourt.com

Harry Bentley

Tel:
Work 020 7353 5324
Email:
Web:
www.2harecourt.com/barristers/harry-bentley/
2 Hare Court (Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC)

Position

Harry is a criminal defence specialist known for his excellent client care skills. He has experience both as sole counsel and as led junior in cases of serious and complex financial crime and murder. He is regularly instructed alone in serious violence and public order, multi-handed drug conspiracies and drug supply cases. His other areas of practice include prison law and judicial review. He is regularly instructed to appear on behalf of the applicant as fresh counsel in appeals to the Court of Appeal. He has also appeared in a number of criminal regulatory prosecutions. A keen motoring enthusiast, he has considerable experience in road traffic prosecutions and has an enviable record for avoiding his clients’ disqualification from driving. He is a trustee of the Kalisher Scholarship Trust which promotes diversity within the profession. He gives lectures to aspiring lawyers and law students as part of the Prelaw programme.

Career

Qualified 2007.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Harry Bentley - 2 Hare Court ‘He provides very methodical and considered opinions and is never flustered by the most complex cases.’

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