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Dere Street Barristers

Chambers of John Elvidge QC

33 BROAD CHARE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0844 3351 551
Fax:
Fax 0191 261 0043
Email:
Web:
www.derestreet.co.uk
Newcastle upon Tyne, York
Dere Street Barristers (Chambers of John Elvidge QC), Penny Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND

Penny Hall

Tel:
Work 08443351551
Email:
Web:
www.derestreet.co.uk
Dere Street Barristers (Chambers of John Elvidge QC)

Position

Criminal Law

Career

Penny is a criminal practitioner with vast experience of defending a wide range of criminal allegations. She qualified as a solicitor is 2009 practising regularly in the Police Station, Magistrates Court and Crown Court. More recently Penny has practised as a Solicitor Advocate at the Crown Court defending criminal cases including drug conspiracy, violence, burglary, fraud and sexual allegations. She was called to the Bar in 2017 and continues to practise exclusively in crime.

Penny also accepts instructions from soldiers facing allegations before the Military Court. She has previously defended at Catterick Court Martial, most notably securing an acquittal for a highly ranked soldier following a 5 day Trial.

Penny is interested in all criminal cases and is known for her preparation and client care.

Noteable Cases

Regina v Burnett (Newcastle Crown Court) – instructed solicitor – represented 87 year old male charged with historic sexual offences dating back to the 1970s when he was a teacher in an approved school.

Regina v Dodds (Newcastle Crown Court) – instructed solicitor – represented defendant in a high profile case who was charged with making explosives.

Regina v Marshall (Newcastle Crown Court) – secured an acquittal for a defendant charged with a domestic Grievous Bodily Harm.

Regina v Dodds (South East Northumberland Youth Court) – successfully defended a young girl aged 12 years charged with serious sexual offences against another young girl.

Education

Northumbria University – 2:1 Law LLB (Hons) Exempting

Admitted Solicitor (2009)

Duty Qualified Solicitor (2009)

Fully Qualified Police Station Representative (2007)

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