Alan Kent QC

year of call :

1986

year of silk :

2009

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Specialises in defending and prosecuting all manner of serious crime. He is an accomplished advocate who has been instructed in dozens and dozens of murder cases, however his skills are not limited to murder. He has considerable experience of complex money laundering and fraud work as well as drugs and sexual offences. His work ethic is second to none and he prepares and presents all his cases with meticulous care.

His client care is faultless and he is always ready and willing to provide advice and help. He is especially good with vulnerable clients and is adept at explaining law and procedure in a clear and understandable way.

Alan builds up a great rapport with clients and is an exceptional jury advocates. A judge recently described him as a credit to his profession, to those who instruct him, his lay client and the courts. One solicitor recently said, "I look forward to working together again as it makes such a difference to have a Silk who is so down to earth". Another described him as "a delight to work with".

Ranked in Chambers & Partners. The recent 2017 edition ranks him as a Leading Silk in Crime.

Permitted by the Bar Council to accept instructions directly under the Public Access scheme.

Appointments:

Chairman of the Sussex Bar Mess, 2010-Present


2009 Queen’s Counsel

Professional Memberships

South Eastern Circuit Criminal Bar Association