London Bridge Attack Inquests: Second Pre-Inquest Review Hearing

The second Pre-Inquest Review Hearing in the Inquests arising from the deaths in the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack of 3 June 2017 were heard today at the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey). The Chief Coroner, His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft QC, is hearing the Inquests and this was the first hearing in front of him.

The Chief Coroner directed that the Inquests into the deaths of the eight victims will be heard separately to the Inquests into the deaths of the three attackers. The attackers’ Inquests will be heard with a jury. The eleven Inquests are expected to be listed for early in 2019 also at the Old Bailey, and are likely to take about two months in total.

Fiona Barton QC is instructed by the Commissioner of City of London Police.

Samantha Leek QC is instructed by the Secretary of State for the Home Department.

Aaron Moss is instructed as Junior Counsel to the Inquests.