Gabrielle Henty


Gabby is a measured and sensitive advocate who is well known for her common-sense and practical approach.  

Gabby has a broad experience of all aspects of criminal law.  She has a strong prosecution practice but also defends.  As a defence advocate Gabby represents clients in all types of criminal cases and has also represented clients at tribunals and inquests.

Her meticulous and thorough approach to casework has resulted in her in being instructed as Junior Counsel in a number of voluminous and serious cases including multi-defendant murder and gross negligence manslaughter.

She is regularly instructed to prosecute a wide range of cases including rape, child cruelty serious violence, drugs and fraud.

Gabby specialises in cases involving children and very vulnerable witnesses. She also specialises in serious cases involving Youths in the Crown Court.

Gabby frequently works with closely with intermediaries and was invited to contribute to the writing of the Advocate’s Gateway Toolkits.

She is a Facilitator for the Inns of Court College of Advocacy Vulnerable Witness Advocacy Training Programme. During 2017 and 2018, she delivered the training to members of Westgate Chambers.

Achievements, appointments and memberships

  • Qualifications, Associations
  • Member of the Criminal Bar Association
  • Member of the SE Circuit
  • Inns of Court College of Advocacy, Facilitator for Vulnerable Witness Training
  • CPS Grade 4 RASSO Advocate
  • CPS Grade 4 Advocate

Notable Cases

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