5 Essex Court

Jonathan Dixey

Call 2007

Public Inquiries

Jonathan has a growing practice in public inquiries, instructed by a range of organisations.  He is currently instructed in three public inquiries.

Recent or significant cases include:

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry (ongoing): acting on behalf of the Home Office (with Robert Harland, led by Cathryn McGahey QC) in the public inquiry arising from the Grenfell Tower fire.

Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse (IICSA) (ongoing): instructed on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Service (led by Jason Beer QC).  The MPS is a core participant in six of the Inquiry’s investigations: (i) Children in the care of Lambeth Council; (ii) Accountability and Reparations; (iii) the Roman Catholic Church; (iv) Westminster; (v) the Internet; and (vi) Children in Custodial Institutions.

The Anthony Grainger Inquiry (ongoing): instructed on behalf of the National Crime Agency (led by Fiona Barton QC) in the public inquiry (formerly an inquest) concerning the death of Anthony Grainger who was shot and killed by an armed Greater Manchester Police officer in Culcheth, Cheshire on 3rd March 2012.