Tony Kent

Tony Kent biography

TONY KENT grew up in a close-knit Irish family in London and studied Law in Scotland.

Before being called to the bar, Tony was a heavyweight amateur boxer when he won a host of national titles.

Now one of the UK’s leading barristers, Tony is a regular figure at London’s Old Bailey, where his case history includes prosecuting and defending many high-profile, nationally reported trials.

Kent’s acclaimed debut novel KILLER INTENT is the first of a series featuring intelligence agent Joe Dempsey, criminal barrister Michael Devlin and TV journalist Sarah Truman. It was named one of the ‘must-reads of 2018’ in the national press and selected for ITV’s Zoe Ball Book Club. KILLER INTENT is currently being adapted for a major television series by Liberty Films, to be directed by the acclaimed filmmaker Duncan Jones.