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”.
New Park Court Chambers’ family team regularly undertake domestic violence cases. Our members have the experience and expertise to deal with the many sensitive issues involved and to reach the best conclusion for the client.
LLB (Hons) University of Manchester. Called 1981. Head of the Family Law Team, New Park Court Chambers, Leeds and Newcastle Approved Pupil Supervisor Member of Family Law Bar Association Finance Valerie deals with financial remedy cases many of which are high value and involve: • Family businesses • Multiple properties • Overseas assets • Bankruptcy […]
Diplock Scholar of the Middle Temple, Called 1997 MA (Cantab.) St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge (Exhibitioner) Recommendations: Legal 500 2016: ‘An expert in high-value family finance and TOLATA cases.’ Legal 500 2015: “A strong all-rounder; her practice includes high-value financial remedy cases and Children Act applications.” Legal 500 2014: “a fearless cross-examiner.” Legal 500 2013: “recommended […]
• Murder Trials • Conspiracy Trials (drugs related) Family: • Interim, final and appeal hearings • Private and Public law including Children Act matters such as: contact, residence, prohibitive steps and specific issue orders • Domestic Violence • Licensing under the previous Licensing Act 1964 and now under the Licensing Act 2003 including: • Written […]
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 […]
Natalia is a family specialist who has built a solid family practice covering all areas of family law. She undertakes a significant amount of public law work which includes physical and sexual abuse of children, mental health issues, drug and alcohol abuse, Special Guardianship applications and adoption. She has dealt with a number of cases […]
Called – 2003 Overview: Chloe has been a member of New Park Court Chambers since 2003 and has developed a busy and broadly based regulatory, family and criminal practice. She read Ancient and Modern History at the University of Oxford and graduated in 2001 (MA Oxon). Recommendations: Legal 500 2015: “undertakes a significant amount of […]
Called 2007 – Middle Temple – LLB (Hons), MA (Hons) Undertook pupillage at Park Court Chambers 2008-2009 Grade 3 Prosecutor Languages: Fluent Spanish and some French Experience of Criminal Work Eleanor regularly prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court (as a junior alone and whilst being led). As a grade 3 prosecutor she has conducted […]
Called 2009 – Jules Thorn Scholar of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple LLB (HONS) Dunelm Jessica joined chambers after establishing her career as a mixed common law barrister on the South Eastern Circuit. Jessica undertakes work in all areas of chambers’ practice across the region. Prior to starting pupillage Jessica […]
Called 2011 – Lincolns Inn – BPTC (2011) BBP Law School, Leeds – GDL (2010) The College of Law, York – BA (Hons) Archaeology (2009) The University of York. 2013 – commenced tenancy at New Park Court Chambers 2012 – obtained pupillage at New Park Court Chambers 2011 – called to the Bar, Lincolns Inn […]