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”.
Paul Green 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.
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