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Rachel Cooper successfully prosecutes Attempted Murder

Following a trial at Preston Crown Court before a jury and the Recorder of Preston, Rachel Cooper has secured the conviction of Alexander Lapinski for attempted murder; he tried to kill a man in the gents toilets of a pub in Morecambe. In January 2020, the Defendant, Alexander Lapinski, and…Read more

Sixth Man Convicted of Liverpool Torture Murder

A man who went on the run after the brutal torture of an associate has been jailed for life. Lee Knox, 43, formerly of Canal View, Melling was convicted by a jury at Liverpool Crown Court on 22nd January 2020. He had been identified as the leader of an…Read more

Life Sentence for Man Who Killed As His Friends Looked On

Christopher Walton, aged 24, of Mobberley Road, Bolton has been sentenced to life imprisonment following the murder of a man outside a Breightmet chip shop. Sitting at the Crown Court at Minshull Street, HHJ Cross QC said Walton should serve a minimum term of 22 years less time served. Walton had…Read more

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