Lincoln House Chambers are pleased to announce that a significant number of our members have been ranked across several practice areas in the latest guide rankings in both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners guides, released this week.
In The Legal 500 guide, Lincoln House Chambers were ranked as a Tier 1, leading set. It was noted that ‘criminal law is a mainstay of Lincoln House Chambers’ practice, housing barristers who are well versed in cases involving historical sexual abuse, drugs conspiracies, fraud, homicide and serious violence’. With regulatory law regarded as ‘another cornerstone area of instruction’.
Among the leading criminal silks ranked as ‘Tier 1’ advocates were: Alistair Webster QC, Andrew Thomas QC, Chris Daw QC, Simon Csoka QC, and Kate Blackwell QC; with 8 juniors also ranked as ‘Tier 1’: Gerard Doran, Alexander Leach, Daniel Thomas, Mark Ford, Richard Dawson, Neil Usher, Simon Gurney and Tim Storrie.
The regulatory team were noted as possessing ‘strength in depth’, with members active across a wide range of health and safety matters. Two silks, Andrew Thomas QC and Lisa Roberts QC, were ranked as Tier 1 advocates, as were Austin Welch, Daniel Thomas, Kevin Donnelly, and Simon Gurney.
Ivan Bowley is ranked as a Tier 1 advocate for his recognised expertise in industrial disease claims.
David Wright was noted as being ‘calm and measured” and “a brilliant asset to the chambers’, leading a ‘responsive’ clerking team.
In the Chambers & Partner’s guide, LHC were recognised as a ‘highly regarded set” ’ With members noted for their ability to ‘handle serious and complex cases ranging from homicide offences to serious fraud.’
A total of nineteen barristers were ranked in our main practice areas of Crime, Financial Crime, Health & Safety, Professional Discipline and personal Injury: Andrew Thomas QC, Kate Blackwell QC, Peter Wright QC, Simon Csoka QC, Chris Daw QC, Guy Gozem QC, James Pickup QC, Andrew Nuttall, Ian McMeekin, Richard Simons, Tim Storrie, Austin Welch, Daniel Thomas, Alexander Leach and Simon Gurney. Lisa Roberts QC was recognised three separate practice areas and Ivan Bowley was recognised both in the Northern Bar write up and the national “Spotlight Table”.
Once again, the clerking team also received a favourable mention: “The clerking team provide an outstanding and first class service. Nothing is too much trouble and they have never let me down.” “Director of Clerking, David Wright, in particular, is brilliant – very understated and will always try and match you with the right barrister. I trust him implicitly”.
To instruct any of the members listed above, or for any further information, please contact David Wright on 0161 832 5701.
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