R (on the application of Maughan) (Appellant) v Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire  UKSC 46 The Supreme Court has on 13 November 2020 handed down the judgment in this case concerning the appropriate standard of proof for conclusions at inquests. Facts The inquest concerned the death of Mr James Maughan (“JM”) who died whilst in […]
The Northern Echo’s Crime and court journalist – Graeme Hetherington – reports on the merger between Park Square Barristers and Old Court Chambers.
The 2021 edition of Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 UK Bar 2021 has been announced and Park Square Barristers has a very strong presence across all practice areas and are delighted to have increased our number of individual entries in The Legal 500 to 51 Barristers ranked across 7 practice areas and in […]
We are delighted to announce that Old Court Chambers will join Park Square Barristers on Monday 9 November 2020.
The Spring/Summer edition of the PSQB Newsletter is now available for download.
We are delighted to welcome Lucy Brown back from maternity leave. Lucy resumes full time practice from Monday 5th October. Lucy continues to practice in criminal and regulatory matters, appearing for both defence and prosecution. She is a Grade 3 prosecutor. Lucy was called to the Bar in 2016, having previously practiced as a solicitor […]
“The Legal 500 UK Bar 2021 edition has been announced and PSQB has a very strong presence across all practice areas.
PSQB has been recommended as a TOP-TIER SET in 3 practice areas and has been recommended in 2 others.”
In Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service v Veevers  EWHC 2550 (Comm) HHJ Pearce considered whether the cost of legal representation at an inquest was recoverable in principle from the Defendant at the conclusion of a successful civil claim. The Defendant had written to the Claimant in open correspondence that the claims would be dealt with, “on a full basis”, but that they were not in a position to consider making an admission of liability.
Chris Moran represented the Family in an Article 2 Jury Inquest which was held recently during Covid restrictive conditions.
Naomi McLoughlin represents nurse in connection with the death of an elderly patient at Barnsley Hospital.
Naomi McLoughlin represented a nurse in connection with the death of an elderly patient at Barnsley Hospital. The deceased, who suffered with a number of significant comorbidities, had erroneously been given a 200mg dose of morphine instead of the prescribed 20mg dose.
Craig Hassall has been elected as a Master of the Bench of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.
Craig Hassall has been elected as a Master of the Bench of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. Craig will take his place as a Barrister Governing Bencher of the Inn alongside Jeremy Hill-Baker and former members of Chambers, Mr Justice Goss, HHJ Clark and DJ Prest QC. Craig sits as a Crown Court […]
Robert Stevenson secures a heavy fine for company following fatal incident on behalf of the Health & Safety Executive
On 5th June 2014, Matthew Fulleylove, tragically died whilst working for his employer as a machine operative at the defendants factory premises in Leeds.