Public Inquiries

The regulatory group provides high quality advice and representation before coroner's inquests and public inquiries.

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Our barristers are frequently dealing with various Public Inquiries cases.

The team are routinely instructed to advise upon and act in public inquiries, in particular inquiries arising from catastrophic health and safety failures in public bodies that have resulted in fatalities and serious injuries.

Several of chambers members regularly appear in Public Inquiries cases such as:

  • The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
  • Grenfell Tower Inquiry
  • Ashworth Special Hospital Inquiry
  • McPherson Inquiry
  • Shipman Inquiry
  • Stephen Lawrence Inquiry
  • Victoria Climbie Inquiry

Contact information


For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.


+44 (0)20 7440 8888



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  • Grenfell Tower Inquiry

    2 Bedford Row members Jim Sturman QC, Richard Matthews QC, Andrew McGee and Eleanor Sanderson are all instructed in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.

  • The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

    Brian Altman QC is Counsel to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. Jacqueline Carey, Christopher Saad and Thomas Daniel are also involved as counsel in the Inquiry.

  • Ashworth Special Hospital Inquiry

    Members of Chambers acted in the Ashworth Special Hospital Inquiry.

  • McPherson Inquiry

    Charles Conway originally represented all five suspects of the murder of Stephen Lawrence in the Divisional Court before going on to represent three of them in the McPherson Inquiry.

  • Victoria Climbie Inquiry

    Members of Chambers acted in the Victoria Climbie Inquiry.