New Park Court Chambers retains Tier 1 status in Legal 500 2024

New Park Court Chambers strengthens its national reputation as once again as the Legal 500 recognises Chambers’ wealth of experience and expertise across multiple practice areas.

Described as a ‘A strong set‘ , ‘A helpful set’ and a ‘Great set, which always has counsel available at the required level.’


For Crime, New Park Court has retained a Tier 1 status, 12 members of chambers are recommended, 5 of those are ranked in Tier 1.

Chambers is described as  ‘widely admired as a set with a good array of talent, including at the highest level‘,  ‘A strong set.’ and a ‘Great set, which always has counsel available at the required level.’

Members of the Criminal Team recognised in Tier 1 are Robert Smith KC, Paul Greaney KC, Alistair Macdonald KCNicholas Lumley KC and Tom Storey.

Our other highly rated practitioners are: Jason Pitter KC (NEC Circuit Leader), Simon Kealey KC and Nicholas de la Poer KC along with Adam Birkby, Eleanor Fry, Geraldine Kelly and Chloe Hudson.

Business and Regulatory Crime  

In this area, New Park Court ‘has a solid track record in handling a wide range of health and safety work, and is highly regarded for acting in environmental matters.

Paul Greaney KC is recommended as a Tier 1 Silk and Nicholas de la Poer KC as a Tier 2 Silk, with Adam Birkby and Ryan Donoghue as Leading Juniors.

Inquests and Inquiries

Paul Greaney KC is recommended as a Tier 1 Silk with Nicholas de la Poer KC and Georgina Goring also recommended in this field.


Valerie Sterling continues to lead the Family Team at New Park Court and is recognised as a leading junior along with Eleanor Fry.

Professional Disciplinary Law 

Jason Pitter KC is recognised as a Tier 1 Silk and Adam Birkby as a Leading Junior.


To instruct any of the counsel identified above please contact Teresa Pugh, Practice Director, directly on 0113 2035504.

Robert Smith KC
Call 1971
QC 1986

Alistair MacDonald KC
Call 1983
QC 2000

Jason Pitter KC
Call 1994
QC 2014

Simon Kealey KC
Call 1991
QC 2017

Nicholas de la Poer KC
Call 2003
QC 2020

Nicholas Lumley KC
Call 1992
QC 2012

Valerie Sterling
Call 1981

Tom Storey KC
Call 1993
QC 2024

Geraldine Kelly
Call 1996

Chloe Hudson
Call 2003

Adam Birkby
Call 2006

Eleanor Fry
Call 2007

Georgina Goring
Call 2012

Ryan Donoghue
Call 2015

5th Oct 2023








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