Jason Pitter QC and James Gelsthorpe secure convictions for the murder of Cole Kershaw

24th May 2021

Jason Pitter QC and James Gelsthorpe, instructed by the CPS Complex Casework Unit in Manchester, successfully prosecuted three men for the shooting of Cole Kershaw on 12 August 2020 and another man...

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...

Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby, appear in murder of toddler.

12th Nov 2020

Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby appeared in the successful  prosecution of the mother and her partner in relation to the tragic death of her two year old son.  The partner was convicted of the...

Star Individuals, Robert Smith QC and Paul Greaney QC lead the rankings for top tier set New Park Court in Chambers and Partners 2021.

2nd Nov 2020

New Park Court retains its standing on the North Eastern Circuit and ‘The Regions’ and leads the rankings in the 2021 edition of Chambers and Partners as a Band 1 set for Crime, with both Robert...

New Park Court Chambers –  ‘one of the leading criminal, regulatory and inquest sets in the UK’  – Legal 500, 2021

5th Oct 2020

New Park Court Chambers continues to develop a national reputation as once again, the Legal 500 recognises Chambers wealth of experience and expertise in multiple practice areas. Crime For crime...

Jason Pitter QC and Ben Campbell feature in first major misconduct hearing conducted remotely

8th Jun 2020

Jason Pitter QC and Ben Campbell represented a T/Detective Superintendent at misconduct proceedings for alleged failings during the course of the investigation of the murder of an infant in 2016. That...

Jason Pitter QC features in ‘Smart’ motorway case at centre of BBC Panorama programme

29th Jan 2020

Jason Pitter QC appeared on behalf of the driver of a car in which his grandson was killed whilst on the M6 motorway, when a lorry drove into the back of it. The tragic case was one of those at the...

Simply “Superb”

14th Oct 2019

Chambers and Partners 2020 includes no fewer than 19 references to New Park Court members and the most frequently used adjective to describe them is ‘superb’. Robert Smith QC maintains his top...

New Park Court retains Tier 1 ranking in the Legal 500

1st Oct 2019

The latest edition of the Legal 500 sees New Park Court retaining its status as a Tier 1 set on the North Eastern Circuit. Viewed as 'very highly regarded by clients: it works together to...

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...

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