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Manchester Arena Inquiry Volume 3: Radicalisation and Preventability

Opportunities for sharing intelligence which were missed by MI5 have been highlighted in the third report from the The Manchester Arena Inquiry. Manchester Arena Inquiry Volume 3: Radicalisation and Preventability, published today, focuses on the radicalisation of the bomber Salman Abedi, the planning and preparation of the attack and how the attack might have been […]

Manchester Arena Inquiry Volume 3: Key Findings

The Manchester Arena Inquiry has published its third report which focuses on the radicalisation of the bomber Salman Abedi, the planning and preparation of the attack and how the attack might have been prevented. Read our response to the publication of the report here. Within the report The Inquiry Chair, Sir John Saunders, highlights key findings in […]

Second Manchester Arena Inquiry report heavily criticises emergency services’ response

On 3 November 2022, the second report from the Manchester Arena Inquiry was published and it highlighted a catalogue of failings and mistakes by the emergency services including the finding that it was likely that “inadequacies” had prevented one victim’s survival and possible that the youngest victim might have survived with a better response. In his 1,000-page […]

Manchester Arena Inquiry final speeches

‘The idea that the scrutiny or criticisms of a public inquiry might in some way adversely affect national security is not just plain wrong, it is corrosive in that it undermines confidence.’ On 14 March 2022 the Manchester Arena Inquiry heard final speeches from advocates for the families regarding whether the bombing should have been […]

Manchester Arena Inquiry: survivors apply for core participant status

The survivors of the Manchester Arena Bombing on 22 May 2017 are applying to the Manchester Arena Inquiry for core participant status. Watch Brenda Campbell QC’s submissions on behalf of the survivors here. For those watching after the event, the submissions start approximately 110 minutes in. Brenda Campbell QC is instructed by Yogi Amin and […]

International Women’s Day 2023

As part of our celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day we are highlighting Anna Morris – an exceptional barrister who has recently been appointed King’s Counsel. Anna specialises in inquests and inquiries, civil liberties and human rights and private and public law claims involving public authorities. Anna is recognised as a Leading barrister by […]

Anna Morris appointed King’s Counsel

We are delighted to announce that Anna Morris has been appointed as King’s Counsel. His Majesty The King, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor following consideration by the independent KCA Selection Panel, announced the results of the King’s Counsel appointments on the 23rd December 2022. Anna has a long standing reputation as a leading […]

The “Bill of Rights” will strip away vital protections 

‘Positive obligations’ ensure that the state has a responsibility to protect us from harm. MPs remove these protections at their peril. This week, the Government finally unveiled the long-promised “Bill of Rights” Bill. There are many parts of the Bill, dubbed the “Rights Removal Bill” which will diminish the effective protection of human rights in […]

Duty of candour and Sue Gray report publication discussed with national broadcasters

The BBC and LBC called upon Garden Court North Chambers expertise and knowledge to better inform listeners about a statutory duty of candour for official inquiries and investigations and the legality of publishing Sue Gray’s recent report. Pete Weatherby QC has worked on several high-profile inquiries including the new Hillsborough Inquests, the Grenfell Tower Inquiry and the Manchester […]

Mira Hammad

Mira Hammad specialises in Inquests and Inquiries and Criminal Defence including Protest Rights. She is ranked as a Tier 1 Rising Star for Inquests and inquiries by The Legal 500 and as Up and Coming for Inquests and Inquiries by Chambers and Partners. Mira is currently instructed as part of a team representing bereaved families […]

Christian Weaver

Christian Weaver specialises in Actions against the State, Inquests, Public Inquiries and Parole Board work. A short summary of his work in these areas can be found below. Further detail can be found in the subheadings to the left-hand side (if viewing this page on a desktop), or by scrolling downwards (if viewing on a mobile or tablet device). […]

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