Charlie Tennent

Senior Crime Team Practice Manager

+44 (0)20 7993 7623

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Charlie joined chambers in May 2014 as Crime Practice Manager, having spent 7 years at another leading criminal set.

He is responsible for heading up the Crime Clerking Team. His day to day responsibilities involve developing the practices of the Crime members, fee negotiation, allocation of work and has pride in ensuring solicitors get a high quality service.

"The clerking team at Garden Court Chambers is excellent and always ready to assist. Charlie Tennent is a credit to the team." Chambers & Partners, 2024

"Best in the business – Charlie Tennent never lets you down." Legal 500, 2023

"The clerks are very efficient and Colin Cook is always helpful. Charlie Tennent is always on hand to help and find solutions." Legal 500, 2023

"The clerks are second to none. They are hugely knowledgeable and go out of their way to assist both with the instruction of counsel and throughout the legal process." Chambers & Partners, 2023

"Charlie Tennent provides a solid clerking service and good client care." Legal 500, 2022

"Charlie Tennent goes above and beyond what is required, and is highly efficient." - Legal 500, 2021

Chambers & Partners (2021) described Charlie Tennent as "a joy to work with." "He is quick to respond and very proactive." "He is extremely effective in ensuring that the relationship between instructing solicitors and counsel is a collaborative one."

The Legal 500 (2019) described that in the crime team, practice manager Charlie Tennent "particularly impresses for his personable style and efficiency."


Outside of Chambers, Charlie enjoys travelling, socialising with friends and is a Tottenham Hotspur season ticket holder.

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