Our specialist practitioners are among the highest-rated on the North Eastern Circuit, while they have represented in major and high-profile cases at all levels, including Tribunals, County Courts, Crown Courts, and all divisions of the High Court. Many of our members are highly recommended by client guides such as The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners – just a brief glance at each of our barristers gives some insight into the authority, experience and depth of expertise they can deliver in their field. Select a practice area below to find out more.
"Among the leading sets on circuit for crime". Our team has "expertise in homicide, fraud and serious sexual offence cases, among other areas".
Our skilled barristers are noted for their skill and authority in providing the efficient and value-added service, having gained an impressive amount of case, court and mediation experience. At the same time, they are only too aware of the complexities and sensitive issues surrounding certain aspects of Private Client law, so they are well versed in applying discretion and know-how in order to offer first-rate advocacy. Select a practice area below to find out more.
Our Civil team is noted to maintain “a solid personal injury and clinical negligence practice”
For Commercial, Banking and Insolvency, “A number of New Park Court Chambers’ practitioners have commercial, insolvency and Chancery expertise in cases involving contractual disputes, sale of goods, corporate and personal insolvency, and contested probate”. We are also “recommended for ADR”.
Family expertise in public law children cases, international relocation work, financial remedy disputes and the Hague Convention”. “A number of practitioners also specialise in cases involving trusts of land and applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act.”
Our members can deservedly lay claim to having conducted major case work dealing in hearings and inquiries involving Health & Safety legislation, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, as well as Workplace Injuries, Unfair & Wrongful Dismissals, Redundancy and Contract Law. Whatever your business needs or objectives, New Park Court Chambers are ready to listen to you and utilise our capabilities to help you achieve the best possible legal outcome. Select a practice area below to find out more.
Our Health and Safety practitioners have prosecution and defence experience, and are “recommended for inquests linked to HSE investigations”.
“Recommended for environmental law”.
In Employment, we are “respected for its broad employment expertise in areas such as redundancy and discrimination. Practitioners also mediate, where appropriate”.
Elyas Patel was called to the bar in 1991 and specialises in criminal law. Practising exclusively in defence work, Elyas has particular interest and experience of dealing with cases bearing an Islamic perspective. Elyas is multilingual and speaks both Urdu and Gujarati. Elyas has a true understanding of today’s multicultural society and is often praised for the empathy and understanding he shows to his clients. He is often instructed in serious criminal cases; and has experience of a multitude of offences including homicide, firearms offences, operational conspiracies, sexual offences, serious fraud and multi-handed public order offending. Elyas was the Sweet & Maxwell Law Prize winner and also the winner of the Gooderson Memorial Award (St Catherine’s College, University of Cambridge). Elyas was born in West Yorkshire and continues to live there.
After a broad practice (including personal injury, family and employment) I now specialise in Crime.
Special experience of dealing with cases bearing an Islamic/Muslim perspective.
Includes both prosecution and defence work. Recent cases of note:
Sweet & Maxwell Law Prize Winner.
Gooderson Memorial Award Winner (St. Catherine’s College, University of Cambridge).
Born and lives in West Yorkshire.
Fluent in Urdu and Gujarati