Inquests & Inquiries

Members of chambers have extensive experience appearing in large-scale and high-profile inquiries and inquests. 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 Grenfell Tower Inquiry
  • The Baha Mousa Inquiry
  • The Detainee Inquiry
  • The Billy Wright Inquiry
  • The Zahid Mubarek Inquiry
  • The Brook House (Immigration Detention) Inquiry

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
  • Inquests resulting from suicide (investigating treatment by public authorities and care providers)
  • Public law challenges to coronial conduct and duties