Eleanor Durdy

Year of call:



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

2017 - Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) Very Competent


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

2020 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers

2021 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers


2021 - CPS Level 1 Prosecutor

2021 - CPS Level 2 Prosecutor


Northumbria Students' Union Lifetime Achievement Award

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.