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Welcome to

New Park Court Chambers

"Regarded as ‘one of the most prominent sets for crime in the North of England’."
- Legal 500 2015

Private Client

"Clients 'would strongly recommend New Park Court Chambers to anyone looking for a strong criminal or regulatory lawyer'."
- Chambers and Partners 2016

Amy Levitt – 2015

Amy became a member of Chambers in April 2017 after successfully completing her pupillage under the supervision of Mr Nicholas de le Poer. Prior to commencing pupillage, Amy was a para-legal with Squire Patton Boggs. Amy was also an intern at Glade Michel Wirtz in Düsseldorf and spent a year studying German Law at Universität Trier, Germany.

Qualifications

LLB Law with German (First Class Hons with Distinction in Spoken German) – The University of Sheffield (2010-2014)

Bar Professional Training Course, Very Competent – BPP Law School, Manchester (2014-2015)

Awards

David Hoath Memorial Prize for Property Law

Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst Scholarship and Internship Programme

Areas of Practice

Crime

Amy regularly appears in the Magistrates, Youth and Crown Courts on behalf of both the defence and Crown Prosecution Service. Amy has conducted a number of trials and sentencing hearings in the Magistrates Court including matters of violence, sexual assault, theft, harassment and various road traffic offences. Amy has experience of dealing with cases involving young and vulnerable victims.

Family

Amy hopes to develop her family practice. Through both pupillage and practice, Amy has experience in public and private proceedings under the Children’s Act 1989 as well as applications for injunctions under the Family Law Act 1996.

Civil

Amy has appeared in multiple road traffic trials for both claimants and defendants. Amy also composes advices in relation to road traffic accidents and has experience of stage 3 hearings.