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Matthew Howarth Secures Appeal in Licensing Case

Following a trial at Tameside Magistrates Court on Thursday 5th April, Matthew successfully appealed a Local Council against a revocation of a Scrap Metal Dealers License.   The Local Council sought to apply the "Fit and Proper Person" Test commonly used for Taxi License appeals. Matthew argued that the “Fit and…Read more

Employment law – Vento bands update by Sam Jones

The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals of England & Wales and Scotland recently issued a joint Presidential Guidance regarding awards for injury to feelings. The document is the first addendum to a previous Presidential Guidance issued on 5th September 2017. For claims issued on or after 6th April 2018 in…Read more

Announcement from Lincoln House Chambers, Manchester

The members of Lincoln House Chambers, Manchester fully support the action recommended by the Criminal Bar Association in its announcement this week. Our members will not be accepting new cases under legal aid representation orders issued after 1st April 2018. We will be working with our colleagues in the criminal…Read more

Lincoln House Chambers sponsor egg in charity Easter egg hunt

  Lincoln House Chambers sponsored one of the thirty eggs that were hidden around the village of Roe Green. The Easter egg hunt took place on Saturday, 31 March and was in aid of raising money for the PTA of St Mark's Primary School and the Buggaloo Baby Bank appeal. Read more

Matthew Howarth appointed as Junior of the Northern Circuit

Matthew Howarth has accepted the appointment as Manchester Junior of the Northern Circuit.  Matthew was sworn in at Liverpool Mess on 22nd March 2018 and will be sworn in at Manchester Mess on the 29th March 2018. This was good news following Matthew’s successful election as Northern Chair for the…Read more

Alex Leach appointed as Recorder (Criminal)

Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Leach as a Recorder (Northern Circuit). Andrew Thomas QC, Head of Chambers, commented “We are very proud of Alex's success. It was, as we all know, a gruelling process and it is a great compliment to his talent and personality that…Read more