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Members of Lincoln House Inquest Team Provide Seminar to Blackburn with Darwen Council

This week, Austin Welch, Leila Ghahhary and Lee Hughes provided a seminar to employees of Blackburn with Darwen Council on inquests and coronial law. The seminar explored a number of topics including coroners’ investigations, the powers and duties of coroners, disclosure, practice and procedure at inquests and some of the issues faced by…Read more

Can I get my costs following a successful appeal against conviction or sentence?

Matthew Howarth successfully appealed against a conviction at Burnley Crown Court on Thursday 6th July 2017.  One of the difficulties Mr Howarth’s client had was that he was paying privately for the appeal. He sought his costs following his acquittal.   Mr Howarth made a successful application for a Defendant’s Costs…Read more