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Katie Kenyon: Burnley Man Jailed for Killing

A Burnley man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the premeditated murder of a girlfriend. On Thursday 17th November Andrew Burfield, 51 was sentenced to a minimum term of 32 years, for the killing of Katie Kenyon. Her sudden disappearance in April 2022 had sparked a nationwide campaign out of…Read more

Manchester Arena Inquiry Volume Two Report Published Today

The Manchester Arena Inquiry was established to investigate how, and in what circumstances, 22 people tragically came to lose their lives in the attack at the Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017 and to make any such recommendations as may seem appropriate. Following the Inquiry hearings which spanned 18 months…Read more

Sarah Magill Prosecutes care home prowler

Sarah Magill successfully prosecuted a string of exposure offences following a Lancashire Police investigation codenamed Operation Valetta for Lancashire CPS. The defendant attacked care homes over a nine-month period, attending them dressed in women’s lingerie, concealing his identity each time by wearing a mask or women’s knickers over his…Read more

Lincoln House welcomes Kimberley Obrusik and Holly Nelson to Chambers

The members of Lincoln House Chambers are delighted to welcome both Kim Obrusik & Holly Nelson to Chambers. Kim was called to the Bar in 2010 and joins Chambers from 15 Winckley Square Chambers in Preston. Kim’s practice focuses on serious crime. She has an abundance of experience across the whole…Read more

Lincoln House Chambers Ranked as a Leading Set in Chambers & Partners UK Guide 2023

Lincoln House is delighted to have a significant number of its members ranked in Chambers & Partners 2023. “Lincoln House is a highly rated set on the Northern Circuit, lauded by instructing solicitors has having ‘phenomenal strength in depth. David Wright and his team are efficient, proactive and always friendly.…Read more

Success for Thomas Worsfold & Greater Manchester Police in Summary Review of a Premises Application

Greater Manchester Police (GMP), represented by Thomas Worsfold, successfully applied to revoke a premises license under the summary review procedure. GMP were able to demonstrate that ‘Hidden’ Bar in Bury had consistently neglected the licensing objectives over a period of several months - including failing to conduct age verification -…Read more

Chambers is delighted to announce Graham Rishton’s acceptance of Tenancy

After the successful completion of his reduced pupillage, under the supervision of Brendan O’Leary, Chambers is delighted to announce that Graham Rishton has accepted an offer of tenancy.   Prior to joining Chambers Graham exercised his Higher Rights as a Solicitor Advocate at a highly regarded solicitors’ firm with national coverage.…Read more