Denney has always been fascinated by criminal law, he has spent the majority of his training as a police station representative and crown court clerk from 2005 in Leicester until he qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and relocated to Chesterfield. He joined VHS Fletchers in October 2017.
In the past 10 years, he has represented clients in police stations and Magistrates’ Courts in Chesterfield, Nottingham and within Central London on a regular basis. He has dealt with cases including murder, manslaughter, supply of drugs and sexual offences.
Denney believes that every case and every client is unique in their own way and therefore takes great attention in providing detailed and relevant advice to all. Clients are always pleased to deal with him due to his personal touch.
He has a particular interest in advocacy, including defending his clients in trials, making detailed and convincing bail applications and fully mitigate on clients’ behalf to achieve best possible sentences.
Denney has secured his solicitors’ Higher Rights qualification, allowing him to represent his clients before the Crown Court and also the Court of Appeal. Denney has been an Associate Solicitor of the firm since 2021.
You can read about Denney’s first week with the firm here. He has offered advice about how to avoid falling foul of driving laws in bad weather here.
Outside of work, he enjoys learning part time and has recently gained a Masters degree in Legal Practice and successfully completed a Mini MBA in Business Management. He is also a keen runner having completed many marathons as well as being a school governor at a local school.