Ronnie Bergenthal

  • Year of Call 1993

Ronnie Bergenthal is an experienced trial advocate noted for his skill in understanding the needs and gaining the trust of his clients which is reflected in his success rate.

Career Overview

Ronnie’s skill and experience has led him to be instructed regularly as a leading junior in the most serious cases. His defence practice includes murder, manslaughter, serious cases of violence including firearms, drugs, fraud and modern-day slavery. He also specialises in all matters of asset seizures and Trademark offences.

His popularity with solicitors is due to his friendly and approachable manner which provides both his professional and lay clients with a reassurance that he is a “safe pair of hands.” This has meant that he is often instructed in cases which require a particularly sensitive approach.

Ronnie is qualified to accept instructions on a direct access basis.

Notable Cases

R v S [2018] - Murder

A case involving a woman charged with attempted murder of her son by seeking to drive her car off the Dartford bridge.

R v T [2019] - Murder

Defended in a muti-handed murder involving youth gangs.

R v TB [2019] - Modern-day Slavery

Defending a woman charged with the modern-day slavery by forcing the victim to live under the stairs in a cupboard.

R v N [2019]

Defending in one of the largest Trademark infringement cases involving counterfeit goods in history

Other Information

Ronnie Bergenthal has been a registered pupil supervisor for over 10 years and has relished seeing his former pupils develop their skills and careers.

Ronnie is fluent in German, Hebrew and can hold a conversation in Spanish, Romanian and Hungarian.

In his spare time Ronnie enjoys sailing, skiing and socialising with family and friends.

Professional Memberships
  • Middle Temple
  • Criminal Bar Association


‘Ronnie's advocacy is precise, considered, thoughtfully planned and well executed. He reads the instructions, prepares well for conferences and hearings so is master of the facts of the brief and provides reassuring advice to lay clients.'

Legal 500 2024 edition

Latest News

Ronnie Bergenthal secures Hospital Order for his client originally charged with Murder

November 16 2023

In this tragic case, a man killed his partner of 20 years in a hammer attack after being overcome with...

Ronnie Bergenthal achieves acquittal for Dancing on Ice celebrity & Rap Artist, who was charged with two counts of assault which was allegedly caught on video.

November 01 2023

Following a 13-day trial at Snaresbrook crown court, Ronnie secured the acquittal of the rapper and TV personality  by unanimous...

Farringdon Chambers and thirteen of our members are ranked in Legal 500 edn 2024

October 05 2023

We are proud to announce that Farringdon Chambers and thirteen of our barristers have been ranked across the Crime and Fraud...

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