Lincoln House Chambers is delighted to announce that Kate Blackwell KC has been elected as Head of Chambers with Mohammed Nawaz KC as Deputy Head of Chambers. After 7 successful years, Andrew Thomas KC has stepped down as leader of Chambers. During his tenure, Lincoln House Chambers, a national leading criminal, public inquiry, regulatory and…Read more
Sarah Magill prosecuted a farming Will fraud valued at £1.1m. The case began in 2016; she was first instructed in 2020. The case was prosecuted at Preston Crown Court over the course of two trials, the first in 2021 and the second in 2023. The defendant Janice Johnson committed…Read more
Alistair Webster KC is instructed to represent the defendant by Sophia Ali of KA Solicitors. It is alleged that his client was building a drone on behalf of Islamic State which could be used to deliver deadly gases upon selected targets. The trial is at Birmingham Crown Court and is expected to…Read more
Alex Leach KC and Isobel Thomas, instructed by Manchester CPS, delivered convictions following trial for the murder of 15 year old Jakoub Szymanski and the attempted murder of Katarzyna Bastek. Following an 11-day trial at Manchester Crown Court, Suleman Altaf was convicted of planning and attempting the murder of his…Read more
Lee Hughes, instructed by Radha Vaithianathar of the Health and Safety Executive, successfully prosecuted a business owner following the tragic death of an employee in a garage in Liverpool in July 2020. The defendant ran a garage business that, amongst other things, broke down vehicles for sale of parts. At…Read more
Leila is ranked as a leading barrister in the category of Public Inquiries and Inquests by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500. Leila has acted in several high-profile and nationally significant inquests and public inquiries. You can read more about Leila’s practice here.
Module 1 of the UK Covid Inquiry has completed its public hearings into the state of preparedness and resilience of the United Kingdom in the years leading up to the pandemic. Kate Blackwell KC and Hugo Keith KC called over 60 witnesses - prime/first ministers, cabinet ministers, politicians, civil servants…Read more
The members of Lincoln House Chambers are delighted to congratulate Simon Gurney upon his election as a Master of the Bench of the Honourable Society of The Inner Temple. His election at Bench Table on 20th July 2023 as a Governing Bencher means he has joined the body responsible for…Read more