Park Square Barristers Ltd. is a 'strong set' with 'quality counsel at every level'. Head of chambers Richard Wright QC fields extensive expertise in food safety, environmental waste, animal welfare and fire safety matters. The team is led by the 'exceptionably personable' Craig Hassall QC, who was elevated to silk in March 2021; he acted for the HSE in its prosecution of Lightwater Valley Attractions Ltd, which was convicted of health and safety breaches and fined over a third of a million pounds, after a child was severely injured after being thrown from a rollercoaster. Simon Clegg is regularly instructed for the prosecution by the Environment Agency in cases involving serious environmental offences. Howard Shaw is regularly sought after by the Food Standards Agency for his expertise in food safety matters.
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‘Park Square Barristers provides the highest level of service. With quality counsel at every level, I know I will always get the service I am looking for‘.
‘Park Square Barristers’ clerks are always incredibly welcoming and helpful. They provide a top-class service. Worthy of special mention is Madeleine Gray, who is unfailingly helpful and a pleasure to work with‘.
‘Madeleine Gray is highly responsive and always goes the extra mile. She completes the team‘.
‘Madeleine Gray is fantastic – extremely organised, helpful and reliable. Nothing is too much trouble for her‘.