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Lincoln House Chambers Criminal Update – Part 3

Lincoln House Chambers are pleased to provide the third instalment of a three part Criminal Update focusing on key criminal cases from the last 18 months.  This series of updates looked at some of the important criminal cases, legislative changes and other developments that will be of benefit to…Read more

HMRC conceded appeal against cash forfeiture – Richard Dawson defending

Last Thursday brought long-running proceedings to a conclusion when, at the doors of the court, HM Revenue & Customs confirmed they would not oppose an appeal by GW & CW, in respect of cash which had originally been seized as they were about to board a flight to Thailand. This…Read more

Success before the Traffic Commissioner – Richard Dawson defending

Richard Dawson represented six separate drivers from one firm who, together with other drivers (who had since been dismissed by the firm for misconduct) had all been called to driver conduct hearings. Each of the drivers were accused of multiple infringements (driving without a driver card; swapping driver cards; pulling…Read more

Lisa Roberts QC Elected a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn

The members of Lincoln House Chambers are delighted to congratulate Lisa Roberts QC, Leader of the Northern Circuit, upon her election as a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn. Lisa was nominated for the prestigious honour by the Inn’s Benchers - identities unknown! - and was delighted to accept. Lisa commented: “I was fortunate…Read more

Former Professional Cage Fighter Jailed for 32 years

Tim_StorrieQC A former professional cage fighter who killed a former girlfriend in front of her child has been jailed for a minimum of 32 years by a court in Manchester. Andrew Wadsworth, 37, had been convicted of murder, and attempted murder, by a jury at the Crown Court sitting…Read more

CQC prosecution of private GP surgery – Richard Dawson Defending

A long running investigation and prosecution by the Care Quality Commission into the working practices of a private GP surgery has finally concluded after many months of delay caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Richard Dawson acted for the surgery, TMM Ltd, throughout proceedings. The surgery was prosecuted in respect of registration…Read more