James Gelsthorpe receives Assistant Chief Constable’s Commendation

13th Nov 2018

James Gelsthorpe was awarded a Commendation by the Assistant Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police on 12 November 2018 following his work on Operation Orleans, a nationwide investigation into a...

Family Briefing (Part 2) – Autumn 2018

5th Nov 2018

Valerie Sterling, Head of the Family Team, discusses applications to vary under section 31 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. Click here to download....

Chambers and Partners: New Park Court ranked a Band 1 set on the North Eastern Circuit

1st Nov 2018

New Park Court is pleased to announce our ranking as a Band 1 set in the Chambers and Partners directory for 2019.  Our members are highly recommended across our key practice areas of Crime,...

Adam Birkby secures acquittal of police officer accused of sexual assault

31st Oct 2018

Adam Birkby, instructed by Darren Cook of Slater Gordon solicitors, represented a serving police officer at Derby Crown Court. The officer was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a nightclub. He...

Legal 500: New Park Court is ranked in the top tier of leading sets on the North Eastern Circuit

31st Oct 2018

New Park Court is delighted to announce that 17 members of Chambers have been listed in the latest edition of the Legal 500.  Chambers collectively continues to be recognised as a leading set. ...

Cot death manslaughter allegation trial resolves with health and safety failing

29th Oct 2018

Jason Pitter QC, leading Geraldine Kelly, represented  the designer and manufacturer of a “cot bed” in which a 7 month baby tragically died of positional asphyxia having become trapped in one of...

Elyas Patel secures only acquittal on charges of rape in multi-handed trial at Leeds Crown Court

22nd Oct 2018

Following the lifting of reporting restrictions by the Recorder of Leeds, we are now able to report that Elyas Patel was instructed to represent one of 28 defendants involved in the recent...

Paul Greaney Q.C. appears as Counsel to the Manchester Arena Bombing Inquests

18th Oct 2018

Paul Greaney Q.C. is leading counsel to the Manchester Arena Bombing Inquests. A Pre-Inquest Review Hearing took place today, 18th October 2018, before the Coroner, Sir John Saunders, a retired High...

Jason Pitter QC appears for Bed Company Boss in alleged manslaughter of 7 month old

16th Oct 2018

Jason Pitter QC (leading Geraldine Kelly) represented the bed manufacturer and owner of Playtime Beds Ltd who manufactured a “cot bed” in which a 7 month old baby was tragically trapped in the bed...

New Park Court welcomes new talent

11th Oct 2018

New Park Court is pleased to announce four new tenancies. Ryan Donoghue and Danielle Gilmour have been offered tenancy after successfully completing their pupillages and are accepting instructions...

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