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 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 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”.
Our members have drafted wills, trusts and deeds of variation and advised on the construction, effect and validity of wills. We offer expertise in dealing with cases involving mental competence, fraud and undue influence. We also have experience of litigation involving the conduct of the administration by personal representatives. We have been instructed in cases involving constructive and resulting trusts and claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act as well as claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act.
Timothy Hartley brings long experience both as an advocate and adviser to all aspects of his practice. He has been described by professional clients as “invariably identifying the points that matter”, “excellent both with clients and experts” and “a quick thinking natural advocate” and recently, by a highly experienced Local Authority solicitor, as giving “very […]
Called 1984 – BA (Hons), Diploma of Law Attorney Generals Panel of Advocates – List A Nicholas Mason was recommended in the Legal 500 2014 edition for Public Law as “experienced in judicial reviews.” Areas of Practice Professional Negligence Encompassing the medical professions, accountants, financial advisers, surveyors, architects, solicitors […]
Ashley Tucker has a busy commercial and general Chancery litigation practice with a particular emphasis on wills, trusts and probate, landlord and tenant, and professional liability. Recommended in the Legal 500 in commercial, insolvency and banking, he is commended for his experience “in cases regarding the construction, effect and validity of wills” and described as […]
Called 1998 – Inner Temple – BA (Hons) University of Manchester, Dip Law, College of Law, York Steven has a busy commercial and chancery litigation practice with additional niche areas of expertise in civil fraud and employment disputes, especially in relation to restrictive covenants and cross over High Court litigation. He is regularly instructed in […]
James Normington is a chancery and commercial practitioner and one of the mainstays of Chambers’ Commercial team. He is regularly instructed in contractual, commercial and partnership litigation and has niche areas in cross-border litigation and the carriage of goods by land and sea. James is known for quickly grasping the essentials of a case and […]