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.
R v S  - 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  - Murder
Defended in a muti-handed murder involving youth gangs.
R v TB  - 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 
Defending in one of the largest Trademark infringement cases involving counterfeit goods in history
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.
- 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