Robert Smith QC at Leeds Crown Court

3rd Mar 2015

Robert Smith QC yesterday achieved another success in the long line of cases that he has conducted on behalf of New Park Court Chambers. Mr Smith led for the defence of two company directors charged...

Ben Campbell and Nicholas de la Poer at Leeds Crown Court

18th Feb 2015

On 16 and 17 February 2015 acquittals were secured by Ben Campbell and Nicholas de la Poer in a trial involving a number of Romanian nationals accused of a conspiracy to steal cable from the rail...

Appeal of William Cornick

30th Jan 2015

Paul Greaney QC represented the Crown on the appeal of William Cornick, the schoolboy who murdered Ann Maguire, his teacher, at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in April 2014. The boy"s appeal...

Stephen Uttley instructed by Health & Safety Executive

27th Jan 2015

Mr Stephen Uttley has been instructed by the Health and Safety Executive in the Prosecution of Total UK Limited. The case arises from an incident at the Total Lindsay Oil Refinery Immingham which...

Alistair MacDonald QC is appointed Chairman of the Bar Council

16th Jan 2015

New Park Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Alistair MacDonald QC, Head of Chambers (Leeds) has taken up the post of Chairman of the Bar Council, the representative body for barristers...

Samuel Green appointed Queen’s Counsel

14th Jan 2015

New Park Court Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Samuel Green as Queen's Counsel. The formal appointment will take place at a ceremony on the 16th February 2015. Called in 1998,...

New Park Court Chambers at Newcastle Crown Court

31st Dec 2014

Nicholas Lumley QC, leading Adam Birkby, successfully prosecuted Jess and Jack Ryan at Newcastle Crown Court. After nearly 3 weeks of evidence the jury convicted both defendants of murder. The...

Paul Greaney QC at Leeds Crown Court

22nd Dec 2014

On the 15th December 2014, Paul Greaney QC. appeared on behalf of Martin Bell, whose plea of guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility was accepted by the prosecution. The...

Chris Smith and James Gelsthorpe prosecute sham marriage case

15th Dec 2014

Chris Smith and James Gelsthorpe have secured convictions of four individuals involved in a sophisticated conspiracy to breach immigration law. Sham marriages had been arranged for a number of...

Adam Birkby successfully defends direct access client

27th Nov 2014

Adam Birkby represented the chief executive of a prominent local company at Kirklees Magistrates' Court. He successfully advanced an exceptional hardship argument thereby ensuring that his client...

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