Last year, Richard Wright QC and Craig Hassall secured the conviction of restaurant owner Mohammed Zaman for manslaughter by gross negligence in what is thought to have been the first such case involving food allergies.
We are delighted to announce that Chambers and Partners 2018 has included rankings for 11 Junior Barristers and 3 Senior Barristers, ranging across seven different practice areas.
Park Square Barristers Annual Criminal Defence Seminar on Saturday 21 October was a great success, welcoming over 70 attendees to the BPP Law School. The six-hour course consisted of eight of PSQB’s counsel and one guest speaker, ensuring all aspects were covered.
Park Square Barristers will be holding the Annual Criminal Defence Solicitors Seminar on Saturday 21 October at BPP Law School in Leeds. The seminar will take place from 9am to 4pm and is worth a minimum of 6 CPD points. The course will be FREE to attend.
R v M – Glenn Parsons successfully defended a father accused of a campaign of rape against his daughter that was alleged to have taken place in Ghana, Italy, London and Leeds over a six-year period.
The 2017 edition of The Legal 500 was released this morning, naming Park Square Barristers as a ‘fantastic leading set with unrivalled strength in depth on the North-Eastern circuit’.
3 Trials have been fixed for a total of 18 defendants who were instructors at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate. The first of which is due to commence in February next year at Bulford Court Martial Centre.
We have recently started Building work to improve our Client Reception area. The work will take 10 to 12 weeks, transforming and updating our front of house. The client waiting area will be extended with a new glass fronted entrance and lobby area.
Park Square Barristers welcomes Naomi McLoughlin and Laura Nelson who are starting the first six of their pupillage. Laura is well known to PSQB having previously worked in the Fees/Accounts Team. We are delighted she is now joining us as a pupil under the supervision of Michael Collins.
Abdul Iqbal QC recently led for the defence in the case of R -v- Ghulam Hussain at Leeds Crown Court. The defendant was indicted with “engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism” contrary to section 5, Terrorism Act 2006.