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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

Simon Csoka QC

Tel:
Work 0161 832 5701
Email:
Lincoln House Chambers (Chambers of Andrew Thomas QC)

Position

Simon specialises in all aspects of criminal law, in particular organised crime, drugs and fraud. He frequently appears as a leading junior. He exclusively defends in serious and complex crime. His practice encompasses substantial gang related turf war conspiracies, murder, complex multi-handed drugs cases, gun running, corruption, evasion of duty, MTIC and serious fraud. Although based in Manchester, he receives instructions nationally. He has appeared in many high-profile cases. As well as his skills as a jury advocate, he is well known for his ability to develop complex legal arguments. He is known for his mastery of detail even in cases with voluminous quantities of evidence. He has an advanced knowledge of computing which can assist with the management of large amounts of evidence.

Career

Called 1991; tenant Lincoln House Chambers 2010 to date.

Education

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University (MA Law); Inns of Court School of Law.


Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Crime

Within: Leading Silks

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

Within: 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.

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