Michael Tanney

Call - 2004 Joined Chambers - 2021
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Michael Tanney both defends and prosecutes serious cases and can cite extensive Court of Appeal experience.

His defence practice includes successfully representing defendants accused of multiple rape, and defending in stranger rapes, abductions, child sex offences, drug trafficking, fraud and manslaughter, as well as prominent gang cases in the Midlands.

He is also a senior (Level 4 RASSO qualified) prosecutor. He has conducted numerous sensitive prosecution trials nationally and has been privy to confidential high-level police and NCA briefings.

Michael is a former university law lecturer, having taught courses in evidence, advocacy and case management. He has supervised Masters degrees and taught post graduate law students at top ranked university law departments.

He has assisted and supervised at pro bono units, directing defendant appeals based upon judicial mis-directions, errors made by counsel and the discovery of new evidence.


CPS grade 4 advocates panel
RASSO approved

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