11 December 2013

Duncan Penny and Sarah Whitehouse have been listed in Chambers Partners' top 100 juniors at the Bar

Duncan Penny and Sarah Whitehouse have been listed in Chambers Partners' top 100 juniors at the Bar

The directory comments:

“Duncan Penny is First Junior Treasury Counsel and a barrister well-used to prosecuting in cases all the way up to the Supreme Court. He has also been expanding his defence practice and and recently acted for Mark Hann, Director of Group Security at New International, who was accused of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice along with Rebekah and Charlie Brooks. In other matters he also prosecuted John Terry for a racially aggravated public order offence. “He is a clever and resourceful lawyer who is extremely hardworking.”

“Sarah Whitehouse is a criminal practitioner whose caseload involves heavyweight crime such as murder, sexual offences and fraud. She both defends and prosecutes, being Treasury Counsel, and has experience of all courts including the Supreme Court. Her recent matters include prosecuting the police officer accused of killing Ian Tomlinson during the G20 protests, and the three people who lured television executive Gagandip Singh to his death. Commentators say that “she is talior made for complex and sensitive cases.”