Jason Pitter QC and James Gelsthorpe secure acquittal in police corruption trial

25th Jan 2019

Jason Pitter QC and James Gelsthorpe, instructed by Tom Nutter and Darren Cook (Slater Gordon, Leeds), represented a retired police sergeant charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. ...

Paul Greaney Q.C. concludes the trial of the men charged with the murders of gangland figures Paul Massey and John Kinsella

18th Jan 2019

Paul Massey and John Kinsella were alleged to be major gangland figures in the North West. They were murdered three years apart, Paul Massey in July 2015 and John Kinsella in May 2018.  Paul Massey...

Jeremy Barton, Adam Birkby and Peter Byrne secure acquittals in million pound fraud case.

14th Jan 2019

Jeremy Barton for the first Defendant and Adam Birkby leading Peter Byrne for the second Defendant, were instructed by Richard Haswell Solicitors LLP of Newcastle. The Defendants were accused of...

NPC Pupillage application process for 2020 is now open

9th Jan 2019

We are offering two pupillages (one based in principally in Leeds and one based principally in Newcastle) to begin in September 2020 to two outstanding candidates. The pupillage will guarantee a...

Paul Greaney QC named Regional Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 Awards 2019

7th Jan 2019

Paul Greaney QC has been named Regional Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 Awards 2019. The award covers all areas of law for all silks based outside of London and is the result of considerable...

Prosecution by Alistair MacDonald QC and Nick de la Poer listed in HMRC’s Top 10 cases of 2018

31st Dec 2018

Between January and March 2018 Alistair and Nick prosecuted Operation Backbar, an investigation by HMRC which spanned nearly 6 years into the business affairs of Jason Butler.  The case focussed on...

Gavin Doig and Claire Anderson prosecute a Northumbria Police investigation into the targeting of vulnerable young women in Sunderland.

19th Dec 2018

Operation Argon was a Northumbria Police investigation into the targeting of vulnerable young women in Sunderland, prosecuted by Gavin Doig, leading Claire Anderson, instructed by CPS North-East and...

New Park Court welcomes leading junior to add to existing talent.

30th Nov 2018

Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Geraldine Kelly, a specialist criminal and regulatory practitioner to the set. Geraldine, who joins on 3rd December 2018,  is a CPS level 4...

Jason Pitter QC features in leading Health and Safety article.

29th Nov 2018

Jason Pitter QC features along with other leading Health and Safety practitioners in an analysis of the approach to sentence, and maximising mitigation in relation to significant Health Safety...

Paul Greaney QC starts gangland murder trial at Liverpool Crown Court

27th Nov 2018

Paul Greaney QC acts on behalf of the Crown in the prosecution of two men charged with the murder of Paul Massey and John Kinsella, who were both well known within the gangland of the North West. ...

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