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Robin Denny enjoys a formidable reputation as a defence advocate. He has been successfully defending those accused of serious crime for many years.

He has vast experience of the full gamut of criminal offences:

  • Homicide
  • Serious sexual offences
  • Drugs
  • Offences of violence
  • Driving offences, including causing death by dangerous / careless driving
  • Fraud and money laundering

He enjoys working against the odds, and for the underdog. He has an impressive record of securing acquittals.

Robin has a particular interest in cases involving those who are engaged in country pursuits 

Notable Cases

  • R v Meman (2010) : Sexual assault and inciting child pornography – acquitted
  • R v Miller (2010) : Attempted murder – acquitted
  • R v Horsman (2010) : Historic sexual allegations – acquitted
  • R v Watt (2010) : Class A drugs – acquitted
  • R v Booth (2011) : Fraud in excess of £100,000 – acquitted
  • R v Welsh (2011) : Grievous bodily harm – acquitted
  • R v Jeffries (2011) : Sexual assault of child – acquitted
  • R v Asif (2011) : Wounding – ear biting – acquitted
  • R v Watkins [2010] EWCA 2349 : Convictions for rape quashed
  • R v Hebden (2007) : Successful appeal against sentence (burglary)
  • R v AG’s Ref (No 71 of 2007) [2008] : 1 Cr App R (S) 78
  • R v Hay (2006) : Successful appeal against Life sentence
  • R v MD (2004) : Successful appeal against sentence (sexual offences against children)
  • R v Sullivan (2004) : Successful appeal against sentence (offences including dangerous driving)
  • R v Sowerby (2004) : Successful appeal against sentence (burglary)

Robin has appeared in what is now the Administrative Court,  for example in Middlesborough Council v Safeer [2002] 1 Cr App R 23

He has also appeared in the House of Lords

  • DPP v Hester [1972] 3 WLR 910; [1973] AC 296
  • R v Webber [2004] 1WLR 404; [2004] 1 Cr App R (40): A conspiracy to murder case; a leading authority on the adverse inference direction

Memberships/Professional Qualifications

  • BA (Hons). Oxon – Keble College