Nick de la Poer makes successful submission of no case to answer in “Meggy” murder trial

24th Apr 2019

Nick de la Poer was instructed by Rob Rode of ABR Solicitors to represent Nadeem Khan, a man who was accused of conspiring to do an act tending and intended to pervert the course of homicide...

Jason Pitter QC prosecutes murder of maths prodigy

15th Apr 2019

Jason Pitter QC prosecuted the high-profile murder of Poppy Devey-Waterhouse,  a "first class honours mathematician" and statistician, by her jealous maths graduate ex-boyfriend. The case attracted...

Nicholas Lumley QC represents Premiership rugby player cleared of serious disciplinary charge

9th Apr 2019

Nicholas Lumley QC, assisted by Ben Campbell, represented Calum Green before an RFU disciplinary panel on Tuesday 2nd April. The player, a fixture in the team throughout the season, would have missed...

Nicholas Lumley QC in first private prosecution arising from a fraudulent public liability claim

3rd Apr 2019

Nicholas Lumley QC, instructed by Clyde & Co, represented Aviva in what is thought to be the first private prosecution arising from a fraudulent public liability claim. The defendant had staged an...

Ryan Donoghue successful in first appeal at the Royal Courts of Justice

12th Mar 2019

Despite being in practice for less that 6 months, Ryan Donoghue, instructed by Carr & Co. Solicitors, has successfully appealed against a sentence in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division. ...

Jason Pitter QC appears for officer cleared of misconduct in helicopter “peeping tom” case

8th Mar 2019

Jason Pitter QC represented a former police constable at misconduct proceedings brought by South Yorkshire Police, along with a fellow officer in respect of allegation that they used the force...

New Park Court Chambers members in successful prosecutions of organised crime groups in firearms feud

8th Mar 2019

On 5 March 2019, the jury returned verdicts convicting 6 defendants - Michael Conroy, Darren Appleby, Jamie Moran, Kenneth Moran, Bailey Wilson and Sean Ree - of conspiracy to possess a firearm with...

Chambers welcomes talented trio

5th Mar 2019

New Park Court is delighted to announce that Simon Kealey QC, Jessica Strange and Ashleigh Metcalfe have joined Chambers as tenants. All will be based primarily at Chambers' Leeds office but will be...

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...

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