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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: Northern Circuit

Crime

Considered by many to have 'top-class practitioners from the bottom up', Lincoln House Chambers is a fixture in courts across the circuit and nationally. In addition to violent, sexual and drug-related offences, the set houses practitioners with more niche specialisms, such as Richard Dawson who handles some of the most serious and legally complex motoring cases. Recent notable cases include defence specialist Simon Csoka QC's defence of the first prison officer to be charged with gross negligence manslaughter, in which he secured an acquittal after a prisoner took his his own life in HMP Woodhill, a Category A prison near Milton Keynes.

Leading Silks

Andrew Thomas QC - Lincoln House ChambersIntelligent, considered and robust.

Ranked: tier 1

Kate Blackwell QC - Lincoln House ChambersA silk truly at the top of her game

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Csoka QC - Lincoln House ChambersHe uses his encyclopedic knowledge of the law with devastating effectiveness in defence of his clients.

Ranked: tier 1
Leading Juniors

Daniel Thomas - Lincoln House ChambersVery strong on the law and always accessible.

Ranked: tier 1

Mark Ford - Lincoln House ChambersOne of the most capable juniors on circuit,

Ranked: tier 1

Tim Storrie - Lincoln House ChambersOne of the most eloquent members of the Bar - a joy to listen to.

Ranked: tier 1

Gerard Doran - Lincoln House ChambersHe constantly impresses with his advocacy.

Ranked: tier 2

Neil Usher - Lincoln House ChambersWell-prepared and always goes the extra mile to represent his clients.

Ranked: tier 2

Richard Dawson - Lincoln House ChambersHis diligence, preparation and communication help put clients at ease.

Ranked: tier 2

Richard English - Lincoln House ChambersHis preparation is first-class and his drafting of advice on complex issues is excellent.

Ranked: tier 2

Alexander Leach - Lincoln House ChambersRecent work includres violence, drugs and trafficking cases.

Ranked: tier 3

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Inquests and inquiries

Lincoln House Chambers is home to Austin Welch, who represents the families of three victims in the Manchester Arena bombing inquiries. Welch is particularly experienced with inquests that contain a health and safety element, in addition to frequently representing government departments in inquests.

Leading Juniors

Austin Welch - Lincoln House ChambersCombines superb client care with fantastic technical ability.

Ranked: tier 1

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Leading Sets
Leading Sets - ranked: tier 1

Lincoln House Chambers

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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Members of Lincoln House Chambers are particularly prominent in health and safety prosecutions, professional disciplinary cases and environmental criminal work, as well as more general regulatory matters. Notable recent cases include a health and safety prosecution after two employees fell from ladders and broke their backs at the company's warehouse in the space of a year, in which Austin Welch acts for the company, and Arunachalam v General Medical Council, an appeal against erasure in which Simon Gurney acted for the appellant.

Leading Juniors

Austin Welch - Lincoln House ChambersHis client care skills are second-to-none.

Ranked: tier 1

Daniel Thomas - Lincoln House ChambersA tactically aware and highly effective advocate.

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Gurney - Lincoln House ChambersAn outstanding lawyer and formidable advocate.

Ranked: tier 1

Leila Ghahhary - Lincoln House ChambersShe has good judgement and a commanding presence in court.

Ranked: tier 2

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