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Samuel Jones – A Case law update: Swift v Carpenter

The Court of Appeal recently handed down its long-awaited judgment in Swift v Carpenter EWCA Civ 1295. The judgment provides guidance as to how parties and judges at first instance should calculate claims for accommodation following injury. Importantly, the Court of Appeal found that it was not bound by…Read more

Lincoln House Chambers Ranked as a Band 1 Set in Chambers and Partners 2021

Lincoln House Chambers are delighted to announce that a significant number of our members have been ranked across several practice areas in the latest Chambers and Partners Guide. Chambers and Partners noted that: Lincoln House Chambers is a highly rated set on the Northern Circuit lauded by instructing solicitors for its…Read more

Simon Gurney Appointed as a Crown Court Recorder

Chambers are delighted to announce that Simon Gurney has been appointed a Crown Court Recorder. The Queen has appointed 118 Recorders on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett…Read more

Lincoln House Chambers Criminal Update – Part 2

Lincoln House Chambers are pleased to provide the second instalment of a three part Criminal Update focusing on key criminal cases from the last 18 months.  This series of updates will look at some of the important criminal cases, legislative changes and other developments that will be of benefit…Read more

Anna Chestnutt Defends at The Nightingale at The Lowry

Trials at The Lowry: Advocates Must Project Anna Chestnutt at the Nightingale Court Centre at the Lowry Theatre, to defend in a trial listed on 29th September 2020:Beyond the familiar greeting of security as you enter, this is a court experience like no other. On the short stroll to court, there…Read more

Lincoln House Chambers Recognised as a Tier 1 Leading Set in Legal 500

Lincoln House Chambers are pleased to announce that a significant number of our members have been ranked across several practice areas in the latest guide rankings in The Legal 500. Lincoln House Chambers were ranked as a Tier 1, leading set. It was noted: For many 'the top set in Manchester'…Read more

Instructed by Paul Loughlin at Stephensons, Richard Dawson recently secured the grant of a new Operator’s Licence at Public Inquiry.

Despite representations from local residents as to the environmental suitability of the site, the Traffic Commissioner was persuaded to grant an interim O Licence, subject to conditions to alleviate concerns. In conjunction with the Traffic Commissioner, appropriate conditions were devised to prevent authorised vehicles from causing a danger to…Read more