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Chambers and Partners: New Park Court ranked a Band 1 set on the North Eastern Circuit


New Park Court is pleased to announce our ranking as a Band 1 set in the Chambers and Partners directory for 2019.  Our members are highly recommended across our key practice areas of Crime, Environment, Financial Crime, Inquests and Inquiries and Professional Discipline.


Robert Smith QC  – “He is regarded as one of the most experienced and excellent silks in the country.” “His approach is meticulous, he is a very able advocate and he has an outstanding reputation.”

Alistair MacDonald QC – “He is very well respected, very knowledgeable and a great advocate with extra skill from his scientific background.”

Paul Greaney QC – “He has an outstanding reputation and he is a very insightful advocate – very measured and very persuasive.”

Nicholas Lumley QC – “He is meticulous in his preparation, effective in his delivery and unflappable.”

Robert Woodcock QC – “He is a tenacious advocate and very skilled in his approach to the jury.”

Jason Pitter QC – “One of the best jury advocates around; he is hugely impressive and fantastic with clients.”

Nicholas de la Poer – “An experienced and able advocate.”

Adam Birkby – “He is a very good advocate and is really impressive.”


Lee Fish – “He absolutely understands the law that he’s applying.”

Financial crime:

Paul Greaney QC – “A QC who has considerable gravitas and exceptional technical capabilities.” “He is an exceptional advocate who commands the court.”

Nicholas de la Poer – “He is very impressive, authoritative, persuasive and unflappable.” “He is a bright star indeed.”

Inquests and Public Inquiries:

Paul Greaney QC – “An absolutely fantastic barrister who is very sensitive in his dealings with clients. It is a pure delight to hear his advocacy; he is well prepared and strategic.”

Professional Discipline:

Paul Greaney QC –  “Good with clients.” “Very able.”

Jason Pitter QC – “Absolutely excellent. He goes above and beyond in the advice he gives.”

Sharon Beattie – “Incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. She is very good at picking up complicated legal arguments and responding to them in a quick and effective way.”






He is an exceptionally brilliant advocate who is loved by juries and judges alike.

Robert Smith KC

Call 1971 | Silk 1986

Alistair MacDonald KC

Call 1983 | Silk 2000

Paul Greaney KC

Call 1993 | Silk 2010

Nicholas Lumley KC

Call 1992 | Silk 2012

Jason Pitter KC

Call 1994 | Silk 2014

Nicholas de la Poer KC

Call 2003 | Silk 2020

Sharon Beattie KC

Call 1986 | Silk 2021

Lee Fish

Call 2003

Adam Birkby

Call 2006

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