Keith Yardy (Member of Chambers)

Keith Yardy (Member of Chambers)

Date of call: 1988 (Inner Temple)

Qualifications: LLB (Hons)

Areas of Practice:

  • Crime 


Keith was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple on 28th July 1988 and spent his early years at 3 Dr Johnson's Buildings, where he largely undertook criminal defence work. Until recently, he was employed as a Senior Crown Prosecutor and crown Advocate with Kent CPS. Keith therefore has a wealth of experience of both defence and prosecution work. Keith's practice is now once again focussed on criminal defence work and he is regularly instructed in some of the most serious cases. 

Keith has mentored a number of junior members of the Bar and has been responsible for training other lawyers in various disciplines, including 'hate crime' (one of Keith's specialist areas), bad character, hearsay and advocacy. 

Keith's interests include: fly and sea fishing, skiing and looking after and exercising his horse.

Memberships: The Criminal Bar Association, Kent Wildlife Trust, the Wild Trout Trust, Kent Reptile and Amphibian Group, Harlequin (Rugby) Football Club, The British Horse Society and the Pagan Federation.


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