Adam Birkby successfully appeals sentence in Health & Safety case

4th Mar 2019

Adam Birkby, instructed by Emma Windle of Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, represented Symmetry Medical Sheffield Ltd, a Sheffield based company which produces medical and aerospace parts. The defendant...

Nicholas Lumley QC prosecutes murder case at Teesside Crown Court

28th Feb 2019

Nicholas Lumley QC, instructed by CPS, prosecuted the case of a man who killed for a second time. On 21st February, Paul Plunkett pleaded guilty to the murder of his partner and was sentenced to...

Sharon Beattie in successful prosecution of grooming gang at Bradford Crown Court

28th Feb 2019

Nine men who raped and abused two teenage girls who had been in local authority care have been convicted of 22 offences, including rape and inciting child prostitution, have been jailed for over 130...

Chloe Hudson prosecutes youth for manslaughter at Leeds Crown Court

28th Feb 2019

The Defendant, aged 16 at the time of the killing, punched the deceased causing fatal injuries. The evidence focused particularly on the issue of causation, the deceased having a number of pre...

Jason Pitter QC and Ben Campbell appear with Nicholas Lumley QC and Bertie Woodcock QC in South Yorkshire “out of control” HGV case

21st Feb 2019

Jason Pitter QC and Ben Campbell prosecuted the driver and passengers of a stolen HGV that had been driven around South Yorkshire over the course of 2 days. It ultimately crashed leaving a scene of...

Alistair MacDonald QC and Jeremy Barton at Leeds Crown Court

21st Feb 2019

Alistair MacDonald QC leading Jeremy Barton secured a conviction for murder at Leeds Crown Court. There were no eye witnesses to the fatal assault which caused subdural and subarachnoid haemorrhages,...

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 QC concludes the trial of the men charged with the murders 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...

Pupillage application process for 2020 is now open

9th Jan 2019

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

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