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Announcement from Lincoln House Chambers, Manchester

The members of Lincoln House Chambers, Manchester fully support the action recommended by the Criminal Bar Association in its announcement this week. Our members will not be accepting new cases under legal aid representation orders issued after 1st April 2018. We will be working with our colleagues in the criminal…Read more

Lincoln House Chambers sponsor egg in charity Easter egg hunt

  Lincoln House Chambers sponsored one of the thirty eggs that were hidden around the village of Roe Green. The Easter egg hunt took place on Saturday, 31 March and was in aid of raising money for the PTA of St Mark's Primary School and the Buggaloo Baby Bank appeal. Read more

Matthew Howarth appointed as Junior of the Northern Circuit

Matthew Howarth has accepted the appointment as Manchester Junior of the Northern Circuit.  Matthew was sworn in at Liverpool Mess on 22nd March 2018 and will be sworn in at Manchester Mess on the 29th March 2018. This was good news following Matthew’s successful election as Northern Chair for the…Read more

Alex Leach appointed as Recorder (Criminal)

Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Leach as a Recorder (Northern Circuit). Andrew Thomas QC, Head of Chambers, commented “We are very proud of Alex's success. It was, as we all know, a gruelling process and it is a great compliment to his talent and personality that…Read more

Unfair dismissal – Case Law update from Sam Jones

In Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council UKSC 16, the Supreme Court held that the Respondent had fairly dismissed the Claimant, a former primary school head teacher, for failing to disclose her close but non-sexual relationship with a person convicted of making indecent images of children. During her employment,…Read more

Austin Welch to provide seminar on Health and Safety updates

Austin Welch is to provide a seminar discussing updates on Health and Safety law, taking place at the BPP Professional Education, St James Building, Oxford Street, Manchester, on 11 April 2018 at 5:30pm.   Over the past 12 months, health and safety in the criminal courts have continued to attract widespread…Read more

Andrew Jefferies QC Appointed to Circuit Bench

Lincoln House Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Jefferies QC to the Circuit Bench.   Andrew Jefferies QC was called to the bar in 1990 and took silk in 2009. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2016. He will be known as His Honour Judge Jefferies QC.   Head…Read more