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Neil Usher & Katherine Pierpoint Appointed to the Circuit Bench

Lincoln House Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Usher and Katherine Pierpoint to the Circuit Bench. Neil was called to the bar in 1993 (Middle Temple) and was Patrick Cassidy’s pupil at Kenworthy’s Chambers before moving to Lincoln House Chambers in 1998. Neil was appointed as a Crown…Read more

Can you claim reasonable legal costs in Section 298 POCA Forfeiture Applications? Short Answer – Not if the s298 application has been lodged!

Matthew Howarth was instructed on a recent case for the Revenue where Senior Counsel for the Respondent applied, incorrectly, under Section 298F for 'Reasonable Legal Costs' ('RLC'). In drafting submissions to the court it was submitted that the application was misconceived. Matthew invited the Respondent to review paragraph 17…Read more