Matthew Donkin and Richard Holland in successful Prosecution of Newcastle Rafael slaving family

8th May 2018

On 4 May 2018, Matthew Donkin and Richard Holland, led by John Elvidge QC, concluded the successful prosecution of Operation Cluster, a multi-handed Trafficking and Modern Slavery trial before HHJ...

Paul Greaney QC & Nicholas de la Poer win at trial and in the Court of Appeal, securing acquittal of former Lady Mayoress of Bradford

19th Mar 2018

Following a two year police investigation, conducted under the name Operation Falland, and a trial that has lasted nearly 3 weeks during November 2017, Naveeda Ikram the trial judge found that there...

Nicholas de la Poer wins abuse of process argument causing case to be stopped

7th Mar 2018

On 6th March 2018 Nicholas de la Poer, instructed by Nicola Sharp of Rahman Ravelli, successfully argued that proceedings should be stayed in a case brought by a local authority in Lincolnshire. ...

Jeremy Barton secures a not guilty verdict after 3 month trial for conspiring to import millions of pounds worth of drugs

14th Feb 2018

Jeremy represented one of seven defendants charged with conspiring to import half a ton of illicit drugs with a street value of nearly four million pounds. He was instructed via Kamrans Solicitors in...

Paul Greaney QC at the Deepcut Inquest

29th Jan 2018

Private Sean Benton was found dead, with gunshot wounds, at Deepcut Barracks in 1995. He was the first of four young soldiers to die at the barracks, with such wounds, between 1995 and 2002. In...

Paul Greaney QC acts on behalf of major company in ICO prosecution

16th Jan 2018

Paul Greaney QC today appeared at Warwick Crown Court on behalf of a major company charged with data protection offences. This is one of the first Crown Court prosecutions undertaken by the...

Paul Greaney QC and Nicholas de la Poer at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

13th Dec 2017

Paul Greaney QC and Nicholas de la Poer appeared at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, representing a corporate body that has Core Participant Status. The Inquiry sat on 11th and 12th December 2017 in order...

Chambers continues to nurture outstanding talent

3rd Nov 2017

New Park Court Chambers is delighted to announce Amy Levitt, Maryam Ahmad, John Hobley and Mark Robinson have been accepted as tenants following the successful completion of their pupillages in...

Members of New Park Court Chambers remain at the top in the latest legal rankings

3rd Nov 2017

The newly published Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide have cemented our status the leading set on the North Eastern Circuit and the home of many of the most eminent practitioners, and...

Paul Greaney QC acts for the CQC in first prosecution of an NHS Trust

16th Oct 2017

Paul Greaney QC represented the CQC in its first prosecution of a public body since the introduction of its extended powers to prosecute. Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust was fined £125,000 for a...

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