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Simon Gurney and Austin Welch present seminar to the Medical Protection Society

In February, Simon Gurney and Austin Welch presented a seminar to solicitors and medico-legal advisors at the head office of the Medical Protection Society in London. The seminar was also broadcast to the MPS’s offices in Leeds and Glasgow.   The seminar focused on recent significant developments in case law in…Read more

Simon Gurney secures termination of GMC investigation at the Rule 7 stage

Dr R, a senior house officer specialising in urology, found himself under investigation by the GMC in relation to applications he had submitted for employment in the health sector. He was accused of completing job applications dishonestly by failing to disclose on the application forms his fitness to practise…Read more

Kate Blackwell QC – Barrister of the Year

Chambers are delighted to announce Kate Blackwell QC’s success in winning the Barrister of the Year award at The Manchester Legal Awards. This award comes after a fantastic year for Kate which included recognition in the leading legal publications. The Legal 500 ranked Kate in “Tier 1” and commented…Read more

A further response from Lincoln House Chambers to the AGFS Consultation

"Where is the evidence?"   Lincoln House Chambers have already published its response to the Ministry of Justice’s AGFS Consultation. We do not oppose many of the broad principles behind the reforms. However, we are deeply concerned that the suggested figures will result in unintended and damaging cuts in overall fee…Read more

Richard Dawson secures suspended sentence for dangerous drink-driver

Richard Dawson, instructed by Forbes Solicitors, Preston, secured a suspended sentence of imprisonment for a woman who drink-drove on the opposite side of the motorway. The accused mother-of-four, Emma Graham, was facing a substantial immediate sentence of imprisonment for a very serious offence of "dangerous driving" and linked "drink driving". While…Read more