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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

Chloe Fairley 2004

Chloe Fairley 2

Called 2004 – Gray’s Inn

William Shaw Award

MA (Hons) Trinity College Dublin

Chloe specialises in criminal and regulatory law and was called to the bar in 2004. A strong jury advocate, she is particularly recognised for her interpersonal skills and cases with young or vulnerable clients. Chloe is instructed in all aspects of criminal law with a particular emphasis on defence work. Chloe has a varied practice covering heavyweight litigation in the criminal and regulatory jurisdictions. She possesses substantial experience of regulatory tribunals, in particular disciplinary proceedings brought by the GMC.

Chloe has achieved a place on the CPS Advocacy Panel at level three.

Currently instructed as junior counsel for the Police Federation of England and Wales in the Inquests arising from the Hillsborough Football Stadium Disaster.

Sample cases:


Sexual offences:

  • R v M (2014): Represented a young man charged with a campaign of sexual abuse perpetrated against his sisters over a 6 year period. The defendant was also the complainant in an allegation of rape against his father. The case involved concerns relating to the defendant’s mental health and complex issues relating to the disclosure of social service records
  • R v I (2014): Represented a defendant charged with historic rape of his ex-partner.
  • R v B (2014): Represented a young woman charged with sexual assault against her female partner. The case involved issues relating to
  • R v T (2014): represented a 17 year old charged with rape of a 15 year old girl.
  • R v H(2013): Represented man charged with rape of his seven year old step-grand-daughter

Other serious crime:

  • R v S & others (2014): Counsel defending one of nine Defendants charged with conspiracy to supply drugs of Class A and B in and around the York area. The prosecution comprised of several thousand pages which involved police covert surveillance and mobile phone attribution. The complexity of the case was in telephone attribution and cell-site analysis of multiple phone numbers relating to multiple defendants.
  • R v C(2014): Represented man charged with arson with intent to endanger life. Involved complex issues relating to his fitness to plead.
  • R v W (2013): Prosecuted the first successful case against a woman dubbed “the neighbour from hell”. She had been unsuccessfully tried on 6 previous occasions.
  • R v C & others (2012): Led Junior for a defendant in multi-handed murder trial involving the murder of a Chinese national at a remote cannabis factory.
  • Operation Keepnet - 2010 – Led Junior for the Crown in the first successful prosecution of a conspiracy to traffic persons for the purpose of labour exploitation.


  • (2014-2015) – currently instructed (with Paul Greaney QC and Sam Green QC) for the Police Federation of England and Wales in the inquests arising from the Hillsborough football stadium disaster.
  • (2013): Represented Custody Officer at Inquest following a death immediately following a release from custody.
  • (2013): Represented family of deceased killed by a hit and run driver

Additional information:

  • Erstwhile member of Trinity College Dublin ladies first crew – rowing
  • Winning jockey in the Macmillan Charity Race at York races in June 2014.