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Immigration Specialist Sean Ell on Windrush Scandal

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced that UK citizenship fees and language tests will be waived for the Windrush generation and their families. Who are the Windrush generation? Following the end of the Second World War, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland encouraged people from across the Colonies to travel to […]

Nick Adlington Appointed as Head of Criminal Team

Chambers is delighted to announce that Nick Adlington has been appointed as Head of the Criminal Team. Nick joined 39 Park Square in April 2014. He prosecutes and defends serious criminal cases in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal (Criminal Division). Nick is a Grade 4 and Rape Panel accredited prosecutor on the CPS […]

Robert Skyner Secures Settlement in Holiday Illness Claim

Working alongside Instructing Solicitors Aegis Legal, Robert Skyner has successfully secured settlement for a British woman who contracted an illness whilst on holiday in Cyprus. The settlement is particularly notable given that the Claimant was a guest at the Defendant hotel on a Half-board basis rather than an All-inclusive package. She contracted a severe gastro-intestinal […]

Jade Edwards Prosecutes Thief Who Stole From Employer

Steven Barbour aged 40 years appeared before York Crown Court after being convicted of stealing thousands of pounds from his employer to fund his lifestyle. More details can be found here About Jade Jade acts for both the prosecution and the defence and undertakes both criminal and civil work. Her profile can be found here

Adam Walker Proseutes Dangerous Driver who Caused Serious Injury

Aktar Uddin aged 34 years appeared before Bradford Crown Court on 7th November 2017 for an offence of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. This offence was introduced into law by the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act of 2012.¬† It was the result of pressure from motoring groups who wanted to see […]

Chambers welcomes our newest Pupil – Emily Jenkins

Emily is currently undertaking a criminal pupillage under the supervision Nick Adlington. Having grown up on the Wirral, Emily moved to Sheffield to complete her undergraduate degree. She graduated with first class honours, winning the Criminological Research Prize for achieving the highest degree on the Law and Criminology programme. She was awarded a major scholarship […]

Cassie Williams Appointed Chair of T Level Legal Panel

The Education Secretary Justine Greening today announced the creation of the first three ‘T Level’ qualifications. More details can be found¬†here Chambers is delighted to announce that Cassie Williams has been appointed by the Education Secretary as Chair of the panel responsible for the development of the content of the new Legal T Level qualification. […]

Chambers Welcomes Victoria Barker

Robert Skyner and Richard Canning are delighted to welcome Chambers’ newest member, Ms. Victoria Barker. Victoria successfully completed her pupillage at 39 Park Square under the supervision of Mr Nick Adlington. The Joint Heads of Chambers expect Victoria to have a long and successful career and wish her every success going forward.

Chambers Welcomes Gareth Henderson-Moore

Robert Skyner and Richard Canning are delighted to welcome Chambers’ newest member, Gareth Henderson-Moore. Gareth was admitted as a solicitor in 2003 and practiced with Higher Rights for many years on Circuit. He was called to the bar in 2017 and joins Chambers bringing added strength and depth to both the Criminal and Regulatory Groups.

Jessica Randell prosecutes repeat offender Gary Whitaker for continually breaching orders imposed by the Court, including a restraining order protecting both his mother and brother.

Jessica Randell appeared in this matter for the Prosecution. Gary Whitaker, aged 37, was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment by HHJ Phillips QC at Leeds Crown Court. The restraining order is to continue until 2021. Whitaker was subject to two concurrent suspended terms of imprisonment; (i) the first made on the 6th October 2016 for […]