Category: News

Chambers involved in important Court of Appeal decision

‘Members of Chambers were recently involved in an important Court of Appeal decision concerning the admissibility of indecent images in trials concerning allegations of sexual assault. Matthew Dunford conducted the conjoined appeals on behalf of the Crown. The case is reported at Regina v D (N), Regina v P (A), Regina v U (S) [2011] WLR (D) 166.’ … Read More

Members’ Charity Cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats

On Saturday 21st May, Dafydd Roberts, Brett Williamson, Huw Edwards (Bone and Payne) and Anna Pope are setting off down to Cornwall along with a number of others to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats for various charities. Click here to support the cause! … Read More

New QC Commended

At a Ceremony in Colwyn Bay on 8th. March, Simon Medland, who is appointed QC this year, was awarded a Divisional Commander’s Commendation by North Wales Police for leading the prosecution of Operation Kylix (R. v. Davies and Jones) at Mold Crown Court. Read More

Simon Medland becomes QC

We are delighted to announce that after a distinguished period as junior counsel Simon Medland has taken Silk. Simon becomes the seventh Silk at Linenhall Chambers. Read More

1 Stanley Place and Nicholas Street join forces to form Linenhall Chambers

Two of the North West’s foremost Chambers have joined forces to form a new set, to be called Linenhall Chambers. Both sets bring a proud and long history and were independently regarded as leading in many areas of practice. The merger of Nicholas Street and 1 Stanley Place will allow the newly formed set the opportunity to capitalise on the forthcoming changes to the criminal justice structure and the ‘modernising’ of the Bar. Read More

Successful Prosecution for Murder of new wife

Maria Masselis led by David Steer QC successfully prosecute defendant Michael Roberts who was jailed for 17 years at Liverpool Crown Court after being found guilty of new wife’s murder. Click here for further details … Read More

Man with unhealthy interest in women acquitted of Burglary

Anna Pope recently defended Ian Nixon who was recently acquitted of charges of burglary by a jury at Carlisle Crown Court. The prosecution alleged that he had an unhealthy obsession with female students entering their bedrooms whilst they were asleep. Click here for further details … Read More

North Wales Winter Seminars

Following the successful Winter Seminars that Chambers ran in North Wales, you can now download the Handouts concerning Disclosure in Public Law Proceedings by Kathryn Anslow and Private Law Update by David Abberton. Disclosure in Public Law Private Law Update Ancillary Relief-Case Law Update … Read More