David Morton > Chambers of Barry Grennan > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Criminal Law

Career

David Morton is a Barrister at Kenworthy’s Chambers who practices in

Criminal Law

 

Year of call: 1999.

 

“Known for acting for the defence in cases of serious sexual offences or murder.” Legal 500

The set’s barristers are experienced in both the prosecution and defence of cases relating to homicides, high-value drugs conspiracies and serious violent and sexual offences.” Chambers and Partners

“An excellent advocate who always makes himself available to his Solicitors.” Legal 500

 

David Morton is a Criminal Barrister at Kenworthy’s Chambers who specialises in cases involving serious violence, sexual offences, murder, drugs and fraud.

 

Criminal Law

Criminal Barrister David Morton is widely recognised for his serious criminal defence practice on the northern circuit. He regularly provides advice on cases involving serious violence, sexual offences, rape, murder, drugs and fraud.

David Morton has experience working on cases where specialist courtroom equipment is used to change voices and conceal the identities of witnesses. He can provide representation or advice on cases with large-scale public disorder, organised gang activity, arson and offences of dishonesty.

David Morton’s Criminal Law practice also covers child abuse and child destruction, firearms and other offensive weapons, business and regulatory crime, and white collar and organised crime. In addition, David Morton has experience working on cases of mental health crime, anti-social behaviour, banning orders and road traffic offences.

David Morton’s Criminal Law practice includes:

  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Arson
  • Banning orders
  • Business and regulatory crime
  • Child abuse and child destruction
  • Criminal fraud and proceeds of crime
  • Death by dangerous or careless driving
  • Drugs offences and drug conspiracies
  • Firearms and other offensive weapons
  • Gangland crime
  • Manslaughter
  • Mental health crime
  • Murder
  • Public disorders
  • Rape and sexual offences
  • Road traffic offences
  • Violent crime
  • White Collar and organised crime

If you have a Crime case you need advice or advocacy for, call our Criminal Clerks Paul Mander and Greg Highton on 0161 832 4036, email Paul@kenworthys.co.uk, Greg@kenworthys.co.uk or fill out our contact form.

 

Notable Cases

R v S: Acquittal on cutthroat defence attempted rape trial.

 

R v D (2020): Representing Dangerous Driving Offence at Minshull Crown Court.

 

R v Neish (2017): Eight-week Murder Trial with seven co-accused.

 

R v Seel (2016): Eight-week Murder Trial, client acquitted of encouraging murder.

 

R v Poole (2016): Defends woman charged with causing serious injury in dangerous driving incident.

 

R v S (2016): Secured acquittal for client charged for encouraging murder.

 

R v Omar (2016)

 

R v Timperley (2016)

 

To check the availability of Criminal Barrister David Morton for your Crime case call our Criminal Clerk Paul Mander on 0161 832 4036, email Paul@kenworthys.co.uk, or fill out our contact form.