Legal 500: New Park Court is ranked in the top tier of leading sets on the North Eastern Circuit

New Park Court is delighted to announce that 17 members of Chambers have been listed in the latest edition of the Legal 500.  Chambers collectively continues to be recognised as a leading set.

Individual member citations are listed below:


Robert Smith QC – ‘Highly recommended for a panoply of serious criminal cases.’

Alistair MacDonald QC – ‘Very experienced in cases of complex fraud and murder.’

Dafydd Enoch QC –  ‘He has a very engaging manner with juries.

Paul Greaney QC – ‘He demonstrates excellent judgement.’

Nicholas Lumley QC – ‘A devastating cross-examiner.’

Jason Pitter QC – ‘He has expertise in cases involving organised crime.’

Robert Woodcock QC – ‘Very experienced in sexual abuse cases.’

Chris Smith – ‘Noted for his extensive experience in money laundering and fraud matters.’

Nicholas de la Poer – ‘Very experienced in defending in serious criminal cases.’

Lee Fish – ‘He has a brilliant tactical mind.’

Chloe Hudson – ‘She prepares well, and clients feel very supported by her.’

Adam Birkby – ‘He has expertise in representing defendants with mental health issues.’



Andrew Bowen QC (Scotland) – ‘Very approachable; he puts clients and solicitors at ease’



Steven White – ‘Well known for handling a broad spectrum of employment cases.



Valerie Sterling – ‘Very experienced in complex public law children cases.’

Sally Terris – ‘Recommended for matrimonial finance cases.’

Natalia Escoriza – ‘Her practice covers the full spectrum of family law matters.’


Inquests and Inquiries

Paul Greaney QC – ‘A powerful silk; judges love him.


Regulatory, Health and Safety, and Licensing

Paul Greaney QC – ‘Highly recommended for complex health and safety prosecution work.’

Jason Pitter QC – ‘He provides extremely thorough advice.’

Sharon Beattie – ‘Recommended for medical disciplinary cases.’

Chloe Hudson – ‘Well known for handling prosecution work for the General Medical Council.’

Adam Birkby – ‘Experienced in police disciplinary cases.’


Robert Smith KC
Call 1971
QC 1986

Alistair MacDonald KC
Call 1983
QC 2000

Paul Greaney KC
Call 1993
QC 2010

Nicholas Lumley KC
Call 1992
QC 2012

Jason Pitter KC
Call 1994
QC 2014

Robert Woodcock KC

Robert Woodcock KC
Call 1978
QC 2009

Sharon Beattie KC
Call 1986
QC 2021

Valerie Sterling
Call 1981

Sally Terris
Call 1997

Nicholas de la Poer KC
Call 2003
QC 2020

Lee Fish
Call 2003

Chloe Hudson
Call 2003

Adam Birkby

Adam Birkby
Call 2006

Natalia Escoriza
Call 2002

31st Oct 2018








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