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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 […]

Jessica Randell prosecutes disqualified dangerous driver Nasser Shah for afternoon police chase in Batley.

Jessica Randell appeared in this matter for the Prosecution. Nasser Shah, 22, was sentenced to a total of 12 months imprisonment by HHJ Khokhar at Leeds Crown Court and was disqualified from driving for 2.5 years with an extended re-test ordered. At 13.22 on the 18th May 2017, police officers attempted to stop Shah for […]

Victoria Barker Undertakes Charity Challenge

On Saturday 8th July 2017 our pupil, Victoria Barker will take on the national 3 Peaks in 24 hours challenge in order to raise money for breast cancer care. In December 2016, Victoria’s sister-in-law Louise, was diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone extensive  treatment since. Victoria will take on the challenge along side 8 […]

Victoria Barker Prosecutes ‘Sadistic Thug’ who abused girlfriend

Victoria Barker appeared in this matter for the Prosecution. John Pickard, 26, was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment by HHJ Paul Batty Q.C. at Teesside Crown Court following an horrific attack on his girlfriend. Further details of the case can be found here About Victoria You can view Victoria’s profile here

Pupils’ Diary – A View From Our Future

At 39 Park Square we take immense pride in our pupillage program. We have a policy of providing pupillage with a view to offering tenancy. Our aim is to recruit candidates who have the potential to reach the very top of the profession. With that in mind we recruit candidates of the highest calibre. However, we […]

Serial Rapist Handed Life Sentence – Nick Adlington Prosecutes

Nick Adlington appeared in this matter for the Prosecution. Peter Smith, 45, denied subjecting another woman to a catalogue of sex assaults over a number of years. But he was found guilty on 11 counts, including rape and sexual assault, after a trial at Teesside Crown Court last month. He appeared at the same court […]

Nick Adlington Prosecutes Death by Careless Driving

Nick Adlington appeared in this matter for the Prosecution. The defendant lost control of his Vauxhall Corsa whilst speeding killing a pedestrian and seriously injuring his two passengers. He was  sentenced to 16 months imprisonment by HHJ Stubbs QC sitting at York Crown Court. He was disqualified from driving for 3 years and 8 months […]

Victoria Barker Prosecutes Schoolboy Found With Weapons Cache

Victoria Barker appeared in this matter for the Prosecution. An 18 year old boy was sentenced to 16 months imprisonoment by The Recorder of York HHJ Batty Q.C. at York Crown Court. Police who raided his room found masks, throwing knives, homemade knuckle dusters, a stun device adapted from a fly swatter, a bow made […]