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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 – How Criminal Law Is Being Used To Restrict Movement

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 – how the criminal law is being used to give effect to the Prime Minister’s directions on the restriction of movement At 13:00 on 26th March 2020 the above Regulations came into force, creating criminal offences to assist the Government in its…Read more

The Coronavirus Act 2020 and Emergency Arrangements

The justice system (and society generally) has seen incredible upheaval as a result of the recent viral outbreak. Not since the second world war have such drastic measures been necessary to manage risks in society. One of the legislative measures the Government has deemed necessary is the Coronavirus Act 2020.…Read more

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Contacting Chambers During Lockdown

COVID-19 Lockdown Measures.  Please use the direct contact numbers below. If we are otherwise engaged we will call you back. Staff are trained to deal with various aspects of clerking and can generally…Read more

Day of Celebration for Two New Lincoln House Silks

There was a fantastic day of celebration for  Mark Ford QC and Tim Storrie QC on Monday 16th March. The pair received their letters patent at a ceremony at Westminster Hall in the presence of the Lord Chancellor, Rt Hon Robert Buckland QC MP. They later were received by…Read more

Mark Ford (QC) delivers presentation at POCLA Members’ Northern Forum 2020

Mark Ford was invited to speak at this year’s POCLA Member’s Northern Forum 2020, hosted by Shoosmiths in Manchester. Despite the current health concerns, the event was well attended by members of the bar, solicitors, forensic accountants and others involved in the field of confiscation, white-collar crime and corporate misfeasance.…Read more

Men Jailed For Attempted Murder Following Drugs Turf War

Members of a drugs gang who launched an attack on a rival have been jailed for a total of over 90 years following a seven week trial. Joshua Garrett of Torquay and Ben Bramall, of Paignton, had both been convicted by a jury of attempted murder. They had previously admitted…Read more

Corrie gets a reality check from top criminal lawyers

Stories linked to the world of crime played out on TV soap Coronation Street have a distinct feeling of reality – because they have been guided by an expert criminal lawyer. Rachel Adamson, head of fraud and regulatory at regional niche law firm Adkirk Law with more than 25 years’…Read more