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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


Our Family team, headed by Valerie Sterling, has a strong reputation for sound advice endeavouring to obtain the best possible result for our clients.

We provide highly experienced, expert, sympathetic and practical advice in all areas of family law and offer effective advocacy in court.

Family – Finance: We are skilled in representing clients and challenging critical evidence at contested final hearings. We are experienced in acting at the earlier stages of the court process such as the Financial Dispute Resolution and responding to the individual needs of the client.

Our team contains practitioners experienced in the following areas:

Trusts of Land
Inheritance Act Work
Third party interests

Family – Children: We are instructed by leading family law practitioners on a nationwide basis to act for clients in the most complex and sensitive of children cases. Many of these cases have an international dimension.


Our Family Team has ‘a range of expertise but is most well known for its finance practice’ and ‘counsel are well versed in children cases and have represented a range of parties in sexual abuse and non-accidental injury cases.’ Legal 500 2016 (Family and Children Law).

We ‘stand out for our expertise in (often high-value) financial remedy and complex public law and Hague Convention cases’ – Legal 500 2015 (Family).


We aim to provide a polite, punctual and effective service with attention to all the details of a client’s case.

If you would like to find out more about the family team, or to instruct one of our barristers, please contact Mrs Janet Jackson, our Senior Family Clerk, on 0113 2035503 or alternatively by email to janet.jackson@npc-l.co.uk