5 Essex Court

Samantha Leek QC

Call 1993
Silk 2012

Public Inquiries

Sam has extensive experience of public inquiries. Notable examples include:

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse:

  • Child Migration strand (on behalf of the Department of Health);
  • Nottinghamshire Care Homes strand (on behalf of the Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire);
  • Lord Janner strand (on behalf of the Chief Constable of Leicestershire);
  • Custodial Institutions (on behalf of Chief Constable of Northamptonshire).

Undercover Policing Inquiry - Acting on behalf of the Chief Constables of Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

Anthony Grainger Inquiry – Representing the National Crime Agency.

Marchioness Inquiry – Junior counsel to the Inquiry.

Thames Safety Inquiry – Junior counsel to the Inquiry.

Azelle Rodney Shooting Inquiry - Represented Specialist Firearms Officer E7 who shot and killed Azelle Rodney who was in a car en route to commit a robbery.

Inquiry into Libraries in the Wirral – Counsel to the Inquiry.