Inquests & Inquiries

Members of chambers have extensive experience appearing in large-scale and high-profile inquiries, inquests and investigations. 11KBW’s depth of experience and expertise from public law and human rights to employment and commercial law means that it is able to offer counsel to cover wide-reaching subject matters.

Examples of work in public inquiries includes:

  • The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
  • The Baha Mousa Inquiry
  • The Detainee Inquiry
  • The Billy Wright Inquiry
  • The Zahid Mubarek Inquiry

Examples of work in investigations and reviews includes:

  • The Grenfell Tower Inquiry
  • The Football Association Review into Child Sexual Abuse
  • A media corporation’s internal review into phone-hacking and corruption
  • An inquiry into accounting failures in a public authority’s pension fund
  • The External Review of IPSO
  • Numerous investigations for local authorities into disciplinary cases involving senior officers
  • Cardiff University’s Independent Review of Race Equality
  • A clash between senior colleagues involving a Listed finance business
  • An in-depth investigation for a national infrastructure into extensive allegations of discrimination

Examples of work in inquests includes:

  • A leading case on the application of Article 2 ECHR (Hurst)
  • A leading case on the application of Article 5 ECHR (Ferreira)
  • Inquests resulting from deaths at school and inside prisons