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Careers Advice: Lincoln House At The Northern Pupillage Fair, Leeds

Lincoln House practitioners were quizzed by students about life at the Bar, at a function held in Leeds on Saturday 4th November. The Northern Pupillage Fair, which was the brainchild of the University of Law, Leeds, brought together counsel and aspiring lawyers to discuss careers advice. A number of major…Read more

Ellen Shaw recognised for outstanding contribution to equestrian safety

The British Horse Society’s Sefton Awards recently recognised Ellen Shaw amongst those who have made an “outstanding contribution in the field of equestrian safety”. It was noted that “Barrister, Ellen Shaw, and Cathryn Godfrey from Irwin Mitchell Solicitors were both recognised for giving up their spare time to help the…Read more

Top Rankings for Lincoln House in Chambers and Partners UK 2018

Lincoln House Chambers has welcomed the recognition of its work in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners UK Bar 2018. The directory named LH as a Band 1 set for criminal work. In addition a host of individual counsel, across a variety of practice areas, were marked out…Read more

Alistair Webster Q.C. welcomes the verdicts in the Mike Samwell murder trial.

Alistair has just completed the high profile prosecution of Ryan Gibbons and Andrew Davies for murder and manslaughter arising out of the death of former submariner, Mike Samwell, who was killed when Gibbons, during the course of a burglary where the Samwell's Audi S3 motor car was targeted, ran…Read more

Alistair Webster QC appears in Crime documentary this evening

Tune into the Crime and Investigation channel, this evening, at 9pm to see Alistair Webster QC feature on ‘Jo Frost’s Killer Kids’. The documentary will discuss the case of Michael Hamer, a 14-year old boy who murdered 11-year old Joe Geeling in 2006, a case in which Alistair was…Read more

Henry Blackshaw secures guilty verdict in the case paedophile mother-of-three

Dawn Davies was sentenced to fifteen years’ imprisonment, ordered to sign the Sex Offender Register and made subject of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order after being found guilty of twelve charges of sexually abusing a minor over a two-year period. The court heard that the victim, aged 11-years old when…Read more

Legal 500 – Lincoln House Chambers recognised as Leading Regional Set

Lincoln House Chambers is very proud to have another outstanding showing in this year’s Legal 500. Named as a 'top tier' leading set, Lincoln House Chambers is recognised for possessing “a very strong reputation in crime” as well as “phenomenal strength in depth”. Chambers' increased involvement with Health and…Read more

Two men have been jailed for killing of a man following a row over a television

Darren Moorhouse was 49 years old when he was knifed to death at address at Athol Close, Halifax. Christopher Churchill and his friend, Dale Dwyer were accused of his murder. But a jury at Bradford Crown Court acquitted the men of murder and convicted them of Moorhouse’s manslaughter. Guy Gozem QC and…Read more