Lincoln House Chambers’ Crime Team support the decision of the Criminal Bar Association to adopt a no returns policy.
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Lincoln House is a long-established set which enjoys enviable success and an outstanding reputation across a variety of practice areas. Both the members of Chambers and the highly proactive, efficient clerking team regularly feature in the top-rankings of Legal 500 and Chambers &…Read more
Ged Doran, and Leigh Wright of Tuckers solicitors, represented 'MK' an individual alleged to have been involved in a fraudulent 'Ponzi-scheme' with a value of up to £1.1 million. Much of the Prosecution's case turned on the contractual relationship between 'MK' and those who invested in his company. Through a very thorough and far reaching analysis of the evidence,…Read more
Tom Worsfold, instructed by Anita Atkinson at Southerns solicitors, represented DW, a landlord who had been accused of failing to close his pub during tier 4 lockdown in February 2021. Police officers had attended the pub and found 4 people inside, all allegedly drunk, as well as the Defendant and his…Read more
James Heyworth has recently concluded a month long trial in the Crown Court at Leicester, before Mr Justice Pepperall. The case, prosecuted by James House QC, involved an allegation of manslaughter by gross negligence following a fatal SCUBA diving accident at Stoney Cove in 2016. James was instructed by…Read more
James Heyworth, instructed by Lisa Morton of Mortons Solicitors, was instructed to represent 'NC' a diving instructor charged with the death of his student during a Deep Diver speciality course at the Stoney Cove inland site in the summer of 2016.
Simon Gurney was instructed by Jared McNally of Clifford Johnston & Co. Solicitors to represent SH, who was accused of being a member of an Organised Crime Group, operating across the North of England, distributing multi-kilo consignments of Class A drugs. The Prosecution alleged that SH had participated in a…Read more
From Monday 11th April 2022, members of Lincoln House Chambers will be supporting the CBA’s action on ‘no returns’. The membership of the CBA have voted overwhelmingly to take action, with 94% of votes in favour in the recent ballot. The campaign’s objective is to halt the long term damage…Read more
Shirlie Duckworth, led by David McLachlan QC, was instructed by the Crown to Prosecute the parents of a 9-day old baby who had been charged following her unlawful death. The case was factually and legally complex and involved multiple expert witnesses which were called to deal with the medical evidence. The prosecution…Read more
Richard Dawson successfully defended “DF”, a professional driver, who was charged with multiple allegations of causing death by dangerous driving; causing serious injury by dangerous driving; and dangerous driving, following a fatal road traffic collision. “DF” appeared first on the indictment, co-accused with “NG”, the owner of the trailer being…Read more