Jenny Tallentire

Year of call: 2000

"Very calm under pressure; a zealous barrister."
Legal 500 2019

Jenny Jenny

Jenny is an experienced criminal practitioner, with expertise in all areas of general crime including drugs and violent offences. She is known for her particular skill in dealing with serious sexual cases and cases involving vulnerable or child witnesses or defendants. In addition, she is often counsel of choice to represent those appearing in the Crown Court for the first time, particularly in motor fatality cases.


Jenny has substantial trial experience in all areas of criminal law, both prosecuting and defending. Jenny regularly prosecutes and defends those who have been charged with the most serious of offences including rape of children, serious violence and fraud. She combines a sensitive approach to witnesses and clients with a robust approach in court.

Jenny has extensive experience defending motor fatality cases in the Crown Court. Such defendants often have no experience of the Criminal Justice system and they, together with their representatives, appreciate Jenny's professional and effective advice coupled with a sensitive manner.


LEGAL 500 2019


‘Very calm under pressure; a zealous barrister.’

LEGAL 500 2017


Leading Junior 

‘She has expertise in serious sexual offences cases.’



For further information and enquiries please contact:

Crime: Lucy NortheastGrant Bidwell


  • CPS Grade 3 prosecutor
  • Member of CPS Rape Panel


  • Inns of Court school of Law
  • University of Bristol

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