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Chambers of Andrew Thomas QC

TOWER 12, BRIDGE STREET, SPINNINGFIELDS, MANCHESTER, M3 3BZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 832 5701
Fax:
Fax 0161 832 0839
DX:
14338 MANCHESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.lincolnhousechambers.com

Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Lincoln House Chambers has a very strong reputation for crime with β€˜phenomenal strength in depth’ in this area and counsel who have expertise in cases involving historical sexual abuse, homicide and fraud. Chambers’ strengths are clear from its involvement in high-profile cases such as the Rochdale child sex abuse trials, where members acted for the prosecution. The set has also seen an uptick in regulatory work in recent years. In a testament to chambers’ reputation, two members – Rachel Smith and Bernadette Baxter – were appointed to the circuit bench in November 2016. The β€˜proactive’ clerking team is led by David Wright, β€˜whose infectious enthusiasm makes him a joy to work with’. Offices in: Manchester

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Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Lincoln House Chambers has a very strong reputation for crime with β€˜phenomenal strength in depth’ in this area and counsel who have expertise in cases involving historical sexual abuse, homicide and fraud. Chambers’ strengths are clear from its involvement in high-profile cases such as the Rochdale child sex abuse trials, where members acted for the prosecution. The set has also seen an uptick in regulatory work in recent years. In a testament to chambers’ reputation, two members – Rachel Smith and Bernadette Baxter – were appointed to the circuit bench in November 2016. The β€˜proactive’ clerking team is led by David Wright, β€˜whose infectious enthusiasm makes him a joy to work with’. Offices in: Manchester

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Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Crime

Lincoln House Chambers has β€˜a strong reputation for criminal law’ with β€˜well-regarded’ barristers prosecuting and defending in high-profile cases of fraud, money laundering, homicide and sexual offences, among other areas. Members recently acted for the prosecution in the high-profile Rochdale sex abuse trials. Rachel Smith was appointed to the bench in 2016.

Crime – Leading silks

Alistair Webster QC - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Tenacious, fearless and a highly skilled cross-examiner.’

Ranked: tier 1

Chris Daw QC - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜He has excellent client-care skills.’

Ranked: tier 1

Guy Gozem QC - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜His practice includes gross negligence manslaughter, sexual offences and murder cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

James Pickup QC - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜A very talented and clever individual, who is remarkable on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 1

Kate Blackwell QC - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜A master tactician.’

Ranked: tier 1

Peter Wright QC - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Known for acting in terrorism, drugs, murder and serious fraud cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Csoka QC - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Exceptionally clever, with an enviable legal mind.’

Ranked: tier 1
Crime – Leading juniors

Alexander Leach - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Recommended for a broad range of criminal matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

Daniel Thomas - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Succinct and pragmatic.’

Ranked: tier 1

Kevin Donnelly - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Prosecutes and defends in serious sexual offences cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Katherine Pierpoint - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Experienced across a wide spectrum of criminal cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Mark Ford - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜A smooth advocate with a very sharp legal mind.’

Ranked: tier 1

Neil Usher - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜A personable barrister with a powerful intellect.’

Ranked: tier 1

Peter Warne - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Very experienced in serious crime and fraud matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

Richard Dawson - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜An intelligent and subtle cross-examiner.’

Ranked: tier 1

Richard Simons - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜His practice includes firearms, prison mutiny and drugs importation cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Gurney - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Intelligent, persuasive and diligent.’

Ranked: tier 1

Tim Storrie - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜His recent track record includes money laundering, murder and drugs offences trials.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Inquests and inquiries

Lincoln House Chambers is known for representing families and large public bodies in inquests. The set was recently involved in the high-profile Hillsborough inquests, with members acting for the police.

Inquests and inquiries – Leading juniors

Andrew Nuttall - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜An experienced inquests practitioner.’

Ranked: tier 1

Austin Welch - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜His legal, tactical and presentational abilities are excellent.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Leading sets
Northern Circuit – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

Lincoln House Chambers (Manchester)

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Personal injury and clinical negligence

Lincoln House Chambers houses Ivan Bowley, whose practice focuses on industrial disease claims. In May 2017, Abigail Holt left for Cobden House Chambers.

Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Ivan Bowley - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜A painstaking and very experienced barrister.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Lincoln House Chambers is a β€˜pre-eminent regulatory set’, with a reputation in this area that continues to grow. Members have expertise in health and safety matters, as well as professional disciplinary work involving the police and medical professions, to name a few. Bernadette Baxter was appointed to the bench in 2016.

Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading silks

Lisa Roberts QC - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Very well regarded for health and safety work.’

Ranked: tier 1
Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading juniors

Kevin Donnelly - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Experienced in environmental cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Gurney - Lincoln House Chambers β€˜Recommended for professional disciplinary proceedings.’

Ranked: tier 1

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