Lincoln House Chambers Recognised as a Tier 1 Leading Set in Legal 500

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 The Legal 500.

Lincoln House Chambers were ranked as a Tier 1, leading set. It was noted:

‘A superb set with a range of outstanding advocates across this area, backed by an excellent clerking team. The depth of their experience shines through.’

‘Lincoln House are an excellent set of Chambers, the calibre of Counsel is brilliant.’

‘As a whole Counsel with Lincoln House Chambers are down to earth and always available to their instructing solicitors over the telephone and by email. The set offers a wide variety of specialisms within crime – such as professional discipline, regulatory including health and safety, financial and general crime. I know that I can find an extremely competent Barrister in any area of crime I require.’

‘Lincoln House Chambers are to me the best set of Chambers in Manchester. They have the best quality Barristers ranging from juniors to QCs. They are all highly trained and skilled advocates who are willing and capable from an early stage due to their pupil masters.’

‘Lincoln House is without doubt the number one set for Crime, Health & Safety, Regulatory and inquest work. They have a huge following from insurance backed firms and have presence in nearly every big Health & Safety and Environmental cases in the North”

Among the leading criminal silks ranked as ‘Tier 1’ advocates were: Kate Blackwell QCAndrew Thomas QC and Simon Csoka QC; 2021 silks Mark Ford QCTim Storrie QC & Alex Leach QC were also ranked for Crime.

Ranked as leading juniors for crime were Daniel ThomasRichard DawsonGerard DoranRichard English, Neil Usher, Rachel CooperSimon Gurney & Katherine Pierpoint.

The regulatory team were noted as being “a first-choice for business and regulatory crime matters” and specific rankings were given to Austin WelchSimon Gurney & Leila Ghahhary with Lee Hughes being recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ in this area of practice.

Austin Welch and Leila Ghahhary were also ranked as Leading Juniors under Inquest & Inquiries

Simon Gurney was also ranked as a Leading Junior under Professional Disciplinary.

The clerking team was also recognised, it was noted that “All the Clerks at this set are excellent.” & “The clerking team provide an outstanding and first class service” with David Wright, Andy McGuinness, David Gibbons & Ty Price being singled out for praise.

See full rankings here:

Inquiries and Inquests 

Business and Regulatory Crime 

Professional Disciplinary

General Crime