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Kate Blackwell QC successfully defends female vicar charged with sex offences

Reverend Veronica Green, vicar of Marbury, Tushingham and Whitewell in Cheshire, has been acquitted of all six charges following a jury trial at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court. Kate Blackwell QC was instructed by Tony Nelson of Hawarth and Gallagher Solicitors. The Prosecution case alleged that Veronica Green had performed sex…Read more

Loss of liberty for driver who caused death by his dangerous driving

Richard Dawson, instructed by Imran Khan at K A Solicitors, represented MA, who had previously pleaded guilty at the very first opportunity to causing death by dangerous driving. MA drove through a traffic light controlled junction, on the wrong side of the central traffic island, while overtaking slower moving vehicles.…Read more

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…Read more

Skip hire company permit holder prosecuted for breach of environmental permit & breach of enforcement notices

Richard Dawson, instructed by Brea Carney-Jones at Stephensons Solicitors, defended the permit holder of a skip hire company, who was being prosecuted by the Environment Agency in respect of breaches of his waste management permit and for breaches of enforcement notices which had previously been issued. Environment Agency officers had…Read more

Double professional disciplinary appointment for Lee Hughes

Lee Hughes has been appointed to the post of Investigator for the UK Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Association Complaints and Disciplinary Committee. He has also been appointed as a Legal Expert to assist the Disciplinary and Arbitration Committees of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation, based in Switzerland. Lee has a…Read more

A doctor represented by Hugh Barton had all charges dismissed by a Disciplinary Tribunal of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine today

The tribunal praised written submissions lodged on behalf of the doctor and stated that having considered them, they did not need to hear any evidence and would simply dismiss the allegations. The doctor had been accused of knowingly reproducing and sharing FRCEM Final SAQ questions with others contrary to their…Read more

Life Sentence For Killer Who Desecrated His Victim’s Body

On 27th July 2021 Daniel Grant Smith, of Oldham, was jailed for life after admitting the murder of Imogen Bohajczuk, 29, of Bardsley Oldham. The Court heard that Smith, an alcoholic, had a history of violent and manipulative behaviour towards other women. In February 2021 his behaviour towards Miss Bohajcuk had…Read more