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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

Paul Green – 2005

Paul is a specialist in criminal law and undertakes work at all levels of seriousness and regularly defends in cases involving sexual offences, violence, drugs and fraud. He has:

•          Completed the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences accreditation.

•          Prosecuted on behalf of the Environment Agency and is briefed by the Probation Service.

•          Has experience of health and safety legislation, taxi regulations and fire safety regulations.

•          Undertaken regulatory work in relation to food hygiene and VOSA, both prosecution and defence.

•          Appeared at District Courts Martial and General Courts Martial hearings.

•          Dealt with cases in relation to the Serious Fraud Office and Trading Standards and prosecuted on behalf of the Environment Agency.

Recent cases

R v G – Preston Crown Court – successful application to dismiss in relation to an allegation of ABH on the defendant’s two-year-old daughter.

R v M – Preston Crown Court – defendant pleaded guilty to sexual activity with a child and numerous counts of possession of indecent images. The sentencing involved the consideration of the dangerousness provisions.

R v B – Carlisle Crown Court – Breach of a Restraining Order – involved fitness to plead arguments.

R v  H – Preston Crown Court – 5 handed Affray – involving interpreters

R v H – Preston Crown Court – defendant facing two counts of “stranger” rape.

R v P – Preston Crown Court – defendant charged with a number of counts of sexual activity with a child. This case involves a considerable amount of third party material.

R v K – Carlisle Crown Court – defendant was charged with 6 counts of historic Rape and indecent assault of his step-children.

R v K – Durham Crown Court – defendant was charged with smuggling prohibited items into HMP Haverigg, child abduction and blackmail. The child abduction and blackmail offences were committed whilst she was on bail for the original offence. This was an interesting case and involved Interpol and both the Turkish and Dutch authorities. There were also jurisdictional issues as she had committed the blackmail whilst she was on the run with her daughter in Turkey. She was sentenced by HHJ Moreland.

R v F – Carlisle Crown Court – conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

R v D – Carlisle Crown Court – Arson with Intent to Endanger Life, Child Neglect and Perverting the course of Justice. The defendant had set fire to her council property with her child inside in an attempt to secure new accommodation.

R v L – Carlisle Crown Court – Child Neglect

R v H – Carlisle Crown Court – Burglary. This case whilst being on the face of it a straightforward burglary the defendant was a young man with serious psychiatric issues. Following psychiatric reports the Crown finally offered no evidence.

R v K – Snaresbrook Crown Court – Historic allegations of rape by the wife of the defendant. Acquitted after trial.

R v M – Central Criminal Court – defendant charged with murder. I was led by Kieran Vaughan QC.

R v M – Central Criminal Court – robbery of a garage with a firearm.

R v K – Central Criminal Court – fraud committed by a bank employee

R v S – Birmingham Crown Court – perverting the course of justice x 8.

R v G – Blackfriars Crown Court – Assault by penetration, Sexual Assault.

 

•          Paul speaks fluent Nepalese and conversational German