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Henry Blackshaw secures conviction of arsonist over a series of attacks

A truck driver, Mariusz Wieczorek, has been charged with arson over a series of attacks in a Salford residential block of flats. Despite living in the building with his girlfriend and her child, Wieczorek piled up bulk items in a refuse store before setting them alight. The fires were discovered at…Read more

Lincoln House Chambers nominated for Regional Set of the Year Award

Following The Legal 500's nomination of 'Top Tier Set', in 2015, we are delighted to announce being shortlisted for The Legal 500’s ‘Regional Set of the Year’ award. Alongside the nomination, a record twenty counsel from Lincoln House Chambers were marked out for special praise, as leaders in their…Read more

Rachel Smith Appointed to the Circuit Bench

Lincoln House Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Smith to the Circuit Bench.   Rachel was called to the bar in 1990 and started her career as HHJ Bernard Wallwork's pupil at the Chambers of John Hugill QC (Old Bank Street). Rachel joined Lincoln House Chambers from Peel…Read more

Investigative Excellence Award-Win for Henry Blackshaw!

  At the GMP annual awards ceremony, held on 14th October, Henry Blackshaw and Sergeant Lee Westhead jointly won the award in the “Investigative Excellence” category. Other finalists, in this category, included investigations into rape and conspiracy to murder. This followed their work together on “Operation Marco”, an investigation…Read more

Tony Cross QC Appointed to the Circuit Bench

Lincoln House Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Cross QC to the Circuit bench.   Tony was called to the bar in 1982 and began his career as John Ward’s pupil, at Arkwright House, and then joined Winkley Square Chambers in 1992.  Tony was appointed as Recorder in…Read more

Significant Win in Environment Case

Andrew Thomas Q.C. and Alistair Webster Q.C., leading Samantha Riggs of Bedford Row and instructed by Kathryn Lucas of The Environment Practice, have secured a significant series of acquittals in a case brought by the Environment Agency against the Allensway group of companies.  Determined and persistent applications for disclosure…Read more

Lisa Roberts Q.C. makes the front page!

Chambers' members were delighted to see Lisa Roberts QC on the front page of The Times today. Lisa was one of the QCs invited to attend one of the most celebrated days in the legal calendar of England and Wales - the Opening of the Legal Year. The Bar Council, in…Read more

Austin Welch defends company and director in HSE prosecution.

Austin Welch represented the company and principal director that operate one of the largest nightclubs in Bolton in a prosecution brought by the Health and Safety Executive. It was  alleged that the defendants had breached section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Control of…Read more