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. ...

Adam Birkby successfully defends a police officer accused of misusing police computer systems and confidential information

1st Oct 2018

Adam Birkby, instructed by Peter Hampson of Slater & Gordon solicitors, appeared on behalf of a police sergeant in a special case hearing before the Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Constabulary on...

Adam Birkby successful in case of PC accused of failing to report a colleague for the excessive use of force

28th Sep 2018

Adam Birkby, instructed by Tom Nutter of Slater & Gordon solicitors, appeared on behalf of a constable in a police misconduct hearing concerning two West Yorkshire Police officers. Adam's...

Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby prosecute largest Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome Case

19th Jun 2018

Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby appeared on behalf of the HSE in the prosecution of Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions. The company was fined £500, 000 with costs of nearly £200,000, following an...

Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby secure acquittal in alleged gangland shooting

24th May 2018

Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby represented the alleged hitman who had faced allegations of conspiracy to murder and attempted murder following the shooting of the partner of the head of what was...

Members of New Park Court Chambers remain at the top in the latest legal rankings

3rd Nov 2017

The newly published Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide have cemented our status the leading set on the North Eastern Circuit and the home of many of the most eminent practitioners, and...

Nicholas Lumley QC, Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby appear in Canal ‘mystery body’ murder case

2nd Nov 2016

Nicholas Lumley QC led Adam Birkby in the prosecution of two brothers charged with the murder of fellow Polish national Marcin Siarczylski, whose initially unidentifiable decomposed body was found by...

Adam Birkby at Leeds Crown Court

8th Jun 2015

Adam Birkby instructed by Carr & Co solicitors, has successfully defended a man of good character charged with an offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. The defendant, who is an...

Adam Birkby secures acquittal at Leeds Crown Court

3rd Mar 2015

Adam Birkby instructed by Carr & Co Solicitors, Huddersfield, successfully defended a man of good character charged with assault by penetration. The issue at trial was consent. Following a...

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...

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