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Teenager Who Stabbed His Best Friend Convicted of Manslaughter

A Wythenshawe man has been convicted of unlawfully killing his friend in the course of a row after a night of drink and drug abuse.. On Friday 2nd August 2019, a jury at Manchester Crown Court convicted, Denver Walton, 18, of 27 Covert Road, Wythenshawe, of manslaughter. He had…Read more

Anna Chestnutt secures No Case to Answer in long-running NMC case

Anna Chestnutt was instructed by the Royal College of Nursing to represent PL, a qualified nurse since 1985, in a Fitness to Practice hearing before the NMC. She successfully argued there was no case to answer for her client following fourteen weeks of evidence presented by the NMC. The case…Read more

Simon Gurney ensures Chartered Surveyor retains membership of RICS

Simon Gurney was instructed by Deepika Raino of Slater & Gordon Solicitors to represent TS, a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, who had been referred to a Disciplinary Panel over allegations of misconduct surrounding a residential property valuation. It was alleged by the RICS that TS,…Read more

Acquittals in the Yousef Makki trial

Alistair Webster Q.C. and Alex Leach have just completed the successful defence of Boy A in the Yousef Makki murder trial.  Yousef was a MGS pupil and the case has featured widely in the national press. Commenting on the acquittals, Alistair said: “ This was a very difficult and emotive…Read more

Lincoln House Chambers Welcomes Lucy Wright & Sarah Magill

The members of Lincoln House Chambers are delighted to welcome both Lucy Wright & Sarah Magill to Chambers’ Criminal Team. Lucy was called to the Bar in 2011 and joins Chambers from 15 Winckley Square Chambers in Preston. Lucy is a specialist criminal practitioner, with a wealth of expertise across the…Read more

Sam Jones In-House Seminar Offer

On 18 June, Sam gave a seminar on how best to present claims to several fee-earners at AMT Lawyers in Blackburn. Topics included stage 3 and trial preparation, witness statements and pleadings. Sam also gave a credit hire “update” which included an analysis of the often-quoted Irving v Morgan…Read more