Set Profile > Chambers of Barry Grennan > Manchester, England

Chambers of Barry Grennan
Kenworthy's Chambers
ARLINGTON HOUSE, BLOOM STREET
MANCHESTER
M3 6AJ
England

Crime

Kenworthy's Chambers includes several strong juniors, who are instructed to prosecute and defend in a wide range of criminal cases including drug-related offences, serious violence and sexual offending both recent and historic. David Morton recently represented an individual convicted of offences under the Explosive Substances Act in their appeal against sentence, securing a one year reduction.

Leading Juniors

Denise Fitzpatrick - Kenworthy's ChambersVery professional, highly organised and cares deeply about her clients.
Ranked: Tier 1
Barry Grennan - Kenworthy's ChambersAn excellent advocate with a commanding court presence.
Ranked: Tier 1
Patrick Cassidy - Kenworthy's ChambersImpressive, client-focused and accessible.
Ranked: Tier 2
Sara Haque - Kenworthy's ChambersA hard worker who cares about her clients.
Ranked: Tier 2
David Morton - Kenworthy's ChambersAn excellent advocate who always makes himself available to his solicitors.
Ranked: Tier 2
Geoff Whelan - Kenworthy's ChambersVery conscientious and good with clients.
Ranked: Tier 2
Waheed Baber - Kenworthy's ChambersHandles difficult clients with ease.
Ranked: Tier 3
Chudi Grant - Kenworthy's ChambersAlways well-liked, even by difficult clients.
Ranked: Tier 3
Daniel Harman - Kenworthy's ChambersOften instructed in drug-related or violent crime.
Ranked: Tier 3

Employment

Kenworthy's Chambers is home to employment specialists who primarily act for claimants, but also for employers, in proceedings including unfair dismissal, discrimination and whistleblowing. In a recent case, Sarah Johnson successfully defended large health and social care charity Alternative Futures Group in a discrimination and breach of contract claim brought by a yoga instructor.

Leading Juniors

Sarah Johnson - Kenworthy's ChambersShe has good client care
Ranked: Tier 2
Bruce Henry - Kenworthy's ChambersResponsive and approachable
Ranked: Tier 3

Immigration

Members of Kenworthy's Chambers are commonly instructed in immigration cases. Shazia Khan recently represented a victim of female genital mutilation who claimed asylum after she was urged to return to The Gambia in order to mutilate girls there.

Leading Juniors

Shazia Khan - Kenworthy's ChambersHer knowledge of the law in this area is prodigious.
Ranked: Tier 1
Gita Patel - Kenworthy's ChambersBuilds fantastic rapport with clients.
Ranked: Tier 1
George Brown - Kenworthy's ChambersA highly experienced immigration barrister.
Ranked: Tier 2
Mark Schwenk - Kenworthy's ChambersCommitted to his clients.
Ranked: Tier 2

Set overviews: England and Wales

Kenworthy's Chambers is a ‘highly evolved and progressive set, with strong evidence of a strategic approach to widening its capacity expertise’. ‘A first point of call for immigration and asylum barristers’, it is also ‘happy to step up and assist on employment matters’ and also handles criminal and clinical negligence caseloads, too. The ‘friendly and efficient’ clerking team is led by Maria Rushworth. Senior immigration and family clerk Courtney Soden ‘sets the standard for efficiency and professionalism in the North West’, while senior criminal clerk Paul Mander is ‘always willing to accommodate last-minute cases at short notice’ and senior civil clerk Michael Jones is ‘excellent in terms of his understanding of the case issues and in terms of counsel’s availability, checking points, arranging for call backs and such like’. Offices in: Manchester

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Crime

Kenworthy's Chambers includes several strong juniors, who are instructed to prosecute and defend in a wide range of criminal cases including drug-related offences, serious violence and sexual offending both recent and historic. David Morton recently represented an individual convicted of offences under the Explosive Substances Act in their appeal against sentence, securing a one year reduction.

Leading Juniors

Denise Fitzpatrick - Kenworthy's ChambersVery professional, highly organised and cares deeply about her clients.
Ranked: Tier 1
Barry Grennan - Kenworthy's ChambersAn excellent advocate with a commanding court presence.
Ranked: Tier 1
Patrick Cassidy - Kenworthy's ChambersImpressive, client-focused and accessible.
Ranked: Tier 2
Sara Haque - Kenworthy's ChambersA hard worker who cares about her clients.
Ranked: Tier 2
David Morton - Kenworthy's ChambersAn excellent advocate who always makes himself available to his solicitors.
Ranked: Tier 2
Geoff Whelan - Kenworthy's ChambersVery conscientious and good with clients.
Ranked: Tier 2
Waheed Baber - Kenworthy's ChambersHandles difficult clients with ease.
Ranked: Tier 3
Chudi Grant - Kenworthy's ChambersAlways well-liked, even by difficult clients.
Ranked: Tier 3
Daniel Harman - Kenworthy's ChambersOften instructed in drug-related or violent crime.
Ranked: Tier 3

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Employment

Kenworthy's Chambers is home to employment specialists who primarily act for claimants, but also for employers, in proceedings including unfair dismissal, discrimination and whistleblowing. In a recent case, Sarah Johnson successfully defended large health and social care charity Alternative Futures Group in a discrimination and breach of contract claim brought by a yoga instructor.

Leading Juniors

Sarah Johnson - Kenworthy's ChambersShe has good client care
Ranked: Tier 2
Bruce Henry - Kenworthy's ChambersResponsive and approachable
Ranked: Tier 3

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Immigration

Members of Kenworthy's Chambers are commonly instructed in immigration cases. Shazia Khan recently represented a victim of female genital mutilation who claimed asylum after she was urged to return to The Gambia in order to mutilate girls there.

Leading Juniors

Shazia Khan - Kenworthy's ChambersHer knowledge of the law in this area is prodigious.
Ranked: Tier 1
Gita Patel - Kenworthy's ChambersBuilds fantastic rapport with clients.
Ranked: Tier 1
George Brown - Kenworthy's ChambersA highly experienced immigration barrister.
Ranked: Tier 2
Mark Schwenk - Kenworthy's ChambersCommitted to his clients.
Ranked: Tier 2