Eleanor Durdy

Year of call:

2017

Education:

2017 - Northumbria University - Master in Law Exempting Bar Professional Training Course

2017 - Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) Very Competent

Career:

2019 - Lecturer in Law at The University Centre, Wakefield College

2020 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers

2021 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers

Appointments:

2021 - CPS Level 1 Prosecutor

2021 - CPS Level 2 Prosecutor

Awards:

Northumbria Students' Union Lifetime Achievement Award

Eleanor has extensive experience of credit hire, stage 3 proceedings and general road traffic matters, supported by her in-depth knowledge of the case law in this area. She has a growing practice in these areas, having undertaken several application hearings and small claims hearings. She has a keen eye for detail which lends itself to the intricate nature of contractual disputes.

Eleanor also accepts instructions to draft pleadings and advices on quantum and/or liability.

Eleanor has extensive experience of credit hire, stage 3 proceedings and general road traffic matters, supported by her in-depth knowledge of the case law in this area. She has a growing practice in these areas, having undertaken several application hearings and small claims hearings. She has a keen eye for detail which lends itself to the intricate nature of contractual disputes.

Eleanor also accepts instructions to draft pleadings and advices on quantum and/or liability.

Eleanor has extensive experience of credit hire, stage 3 proceedings and general road traffic matters, supported by her in-depth knowledge of the case law in this area. She has a growing practice in these areas, having undertaken several application hearings and small claims hearings. She has a keen eye for detail which lends itself to the intricate nature of contractual disputes.

Eleanor also accepts instructions to draft pleadings and advices on quantum and/or liability.

Eleanor has extensive experience of credit hire, stage 3 proceedings and general road traffic matters, supported by her in-depth knowledge of the case law in this area. She has a growing practice in these areas, having undertaken several application hearings and small claims hearings. She has a keen eye for detail which lends itself to the intricate nature of contractual disputes.

Eleanor also accepts instructions to draft pleadings and advices on quantum and/or liability.

Eleanor is a CPS Level 1 Panel Advocate and has dealt with a range of matters within this capacity, having prosecuted regularly in the Crown Court and the Magistrates Court. Eleanor regularly deals with serious and complex cases including conspiracies relating to theft, serious assaults in a domestic setting and exposure in public.

Eleanor has also defended in a range of cases, representing clients from first hearings and trials in the Magistrates Court to sentences and appeals in the Crown Court. She also has experience of dealing with sensitive matters in the Youth Court and prides herself on her client care and ability to handle witnesses, clients and professional connections. Recently, she prosecuted a multi-handed youth trial wherein joint enterprise was a live issue.

Eleanor has a keen interest in crime and a methodical and thorough approach to her work which has been apparent from the feedback received. She would gratefully receive instructions in a variety of criminal proceedings.

Eleanor has a growing regulatory and public law practice. She recently represented Humberside Police in securing an interim Violent Offender Order ahead of the final contested hearing and has spent time advising on the COVID-19 health regulations procedure used by the police throughout lockdown.

Eleanor has also spent a significant amount of time taking noting briefs for the Health and Safety Executive as she has a keen interest in health and safety within the work place. Eleanor has an extensive background in agriculture and is hoping to build a successful practice in environmental, agricultural and waste management matters using her first-hand expertise in the area. She would be grateful to receive instructions assisting the police, health and safety and agricultural matters