Category Archives: General


Emily Jenkins Secured ‘Landmark Setence’ in Animal Welfare Case.

Emily Jenkins appeared for the prosecution in the sentencing of William Henry Welch, to what police described as ‘one of the worst examples of cruelty’ they had ever seen. Welch was jailed for twenty weeks which has been hailed as a ‘landmark’ sentence. Welch appeared before Harrogate Magistrates Court on charges of causing an animal […]

Robert Skyner Secures Another Holiday Illness Settlement

Working alongside Instructing Solicitor Anthony Wardle of Abbey Solicitors, Robert Skyner has successfully secured settlement for a British woman who contracted an illness whilst on holiday in Cuba. The settlement is particularly notable given that Thomas Cook Tour Operations Limited had defended the Claim aggressively and accused the Claimant of fraud and exaggeration. The Claim […]

Victoria Barker successfully brings a halt to proceedings wrongly brought against a soldier

Victoria Barker successfully defended a soldier before a Court Martial in a three day ‘abuse of process’ hearing. The soldier was charged by the Service Prosecution Authority, after already being punished for an offence previously, through the undertaking of onerous duties, usually carried out by up to 20 soldiers. Victoria established that the soldier in […]

Chambers Welcomes Jade Edwards

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

Adam Walker successfully prosecutes teenage carjackers in Leeds Crown Court and the Court of Appeal Criminal Division.

Adam Walker appeared in this matter for the Prosecution, both at first instance and at the Court of Appeal. The victim in the case had fastened her 13 month old child in her car outside her house when she was confronted by the two defendants who then stole her car at knifepoint. Mercifully she was […]

Serial Rapist Succesfully Prosecuted by Nick Adlington

Nick Adlington appeared in this matter for the Prosecution. Haval Omer was convicted of 3 counts of rape, 1 count of assault by penetration, and 3 counts of sexual assault in relation to 3 separate complainants. One of the complainant’s committed suicide shortly after the assault and the aspect of the prosecution relating to her […]

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