Fiona Barton QC and Alison Hewitt appear in the judicial review of the Hillsborough Inquest verdicts

Hillsborough Inquest verdicts quashed

On the application of the Attorney General the High Court has quashed the original verdicts of accidental death and ordered new inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans in the Hillsborough disaster.

Fiona Barton QC is instructed by South Yorkshire Police and Alison Hewitt was instructed by Sheffield City Council on behalf of the current Sheffield Coroner.