Nicholas Lumley QC successfully prosecutes 3 week murder trial at Newcastle Crown Court

27th Apr 2021

Nicholas Lumley QC, leading Richard Bennett of Fountain Chambers, successfully prosecuted the killer of Caroline Kayll in a 3-week trial before Mr Justice Lavender. ...

Nicholas Lumley QC secures acquittal in murder and manslaughter trial at Teesside Crown Court

27th Apr 2021

Nicholas Lumley QC, leading Miss Victoria Lamballe, successfully defended a Greek national charged with the murder, by shooting, of a drug-dealer. He was acquitted of murder and manslaughter after a...

Dafydd Enoch QC secures acquittal after an 11 week murder trial at Liverpool Crown Court

7th Apr 2021

Dafydd Enoch QC secures acquittal for client James Harrison on charges of murder, conspiracy to rob and conspiracy to possess firearms after an 11 week trial at Liverpool Crown Court ...

Independent report into Child Sexual Abuse in Football – March 2021. “Football’s darkest secret”

24th Mar 2021

The Football Association have published Clive Sheldon QC’s "Independent Report into Child Sexual Abuse in Football" [Link Below] Included within the review is the case of George Ormond, who had...

Simon Jackson QC, instructed by GMC Legal, completes the prosecution of former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor, Dr Richard Freeman, before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal in Manchester. 

22nd Mar 2021

Dr Freeman, a former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor, was charged with 22 allegations of misconduct, including the ordering, in 2011, of a WADA banned substance, namely testogel; this with...

Chloe Hudson and Ashleigh Metcalfe successful in murder prosecution.

15th Mar 2021

Chloe Hudson leading Ashleigh Metcalfe were successful in the murder prosecution of James Macken at Leeds Crown Court. The jury convicted the Defendant unanimously following a two week trial before...

Robert Woodcock QC and Christopher Rose successful in murder prosecution.

25th Jan 2021

Robert Woodcock QC leading Christopher Rose, successfully concluded the prosecution of Kerry Taylor at Sheffield Crown Court.  The defendant had repeatedly stabbed her neighbour in her own flat but...

Jason Pitter QC and James Gelsthorpe appear in inquest into deaths on a ‘Smart’ motorway

19th Jan 2021

Mr Pitter QC and Mr Gelsthorpe represented the family of Jason Mercer who died on a section of the M1 which is known as an 'All Lane Running' or 'Smart' motorway.  The case has received widespread...

New Park Court pupillage application process for 2023 is open

31st Dec 2020

The application process for a pupillage at New Park Court is now open, via the Pupillage Gateway. We are offering a pupillage to begin in September 2023 to two outstanding candidates. The pupillage...

Sharon Beattie Appointed Silk

18th Dec 2020

New Park Court is delighted to announce the appointment of Miss Sharon Beattie as Queen’s Counsel with effect from early next year. Arrangements have been made to allow those receiving the title to...

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