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Mark Ford & Tim Storrie Appointed as Queen’s Counsel

The members of Lincoln House Chambers are delighted to congratulate Mark Ford & Tim Storrie following the announcement that, on the recommendation of The Lord Chancellor, Her Majesty The Queen has appointed both to be Queen's Counsel. They will both be sworn-in at the ceremony on 16th March at Westminster…Read more

Kate Blackwell QC to represent NHS England in the Manchester Arena Inquiry

Kate Blackwell QC has been instructed by Helen Simm of Browne Jacobson Solicitors to represent NHS England at the Manchester Arena Inquiry. Kate was selected following her involvement in a number of high profile inquests and inquiries over the last five years including the Daniel Morgan Independent Inquiry and the Gosport…Read more

Matthew Howarth Appointed to Attorney General Panel of Counsel

Chambers are delighted to announce that Matthew Howarth has been appointed by the Attorney General as Junior Counsel to the Crown. Matthew Howarth received a letter of appointment from The Right Honourable Geoffrey Cox QC MP who described the competition for places on the Panel as “fierce”. As Junior Counsel to the Crown, Matthew will be…Read more

Henry Blackshaw Shortlisted for MLA Barrister of the Year Award

The members of Lincoln House Chambers would like to congratulate Henry Blackshaw on being shortlisted for the coveted Manchester Legal Awards 2020 "Barrister of the Year Award". This nomination and shortlisting follows a tremendous year for Henry, having seen him lead the prosecution in a number of nationally reported cases which…Read more

Henry Blackshaw Wins Investigative Excellence Award

Henry Blackshaw and a team of police and CAA investigators have won the Investigative Excellence category at the annual GMP awards, known as the Star awards. They have also been awarded Chief Constable’s commendations for the same case (photo attached). Read more

Henry Blackshaw Secures Acquittals in “Drone” case

The defendant was indicted at Minshull Street Crown Court on two counts of recklessly endangering aircraft, each relating to passenger jets which had near misses (“airproxes”) with a remotely operated drone at approximately 800 feet above Cheadle. This was when the planes were on their final approach to Manchester…Read more