Denis Barry


"One of the best juniors at the criminal Bar"

- Legal 500 (2014)

Denis has a wide range of experience in defending and prosecuting all aspects of criminal cases, including serious fraud. He is increasingly instructed as leading junior counsel. In addition, his areas of specialisation include Trade Marks, Trading Standards and Consumer offences, for which he is instructed by defendants, companies, and local authorities. He has particular expertise in the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, and the consumer aspects of the Enterprise Act 2002. He edited the Blackstones Guide to the Consumer Rights Act 2015.


He is consistently recommended as a leading junior in the Legal 500 in the field of Consumer and Product Liability, and as a leading junior in Chambers and Partners in Consumer Law. 

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Recent experience: Defence

Recent experience: Prosecution

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