2 Mar 18
Alex Ustych joins the Grenfell Tower Inquiry as Junior Counsel to the Inquiry. Alex will be assisting/advising the Inquiry notably in relation to data protection and public interest immunity issues.
22 Feb 18
Jonathan Dixey represented the Ministry of Justice in the inquest touching the death of Osvaldas Pagirys, an 18 year old Lithuanian man who died as a result of self-inflicted injuries at HMP Wandsworth.
21 Feb 18
The Supreme Court has given judgment in the Worboys case, DSD and NBV v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis .
14 Feb 18
On 5 November 2015, whilst attending a Bonfire Night display at her son’s prep school, Caixia Sun was crushed to death by a car.
9 Feb 18
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.
8 Feb 18
Supreme Court finds that a duty of care was owed to a claimant bystander who was injured when police officers attempted to carry out an arrest.
6 Feb 18
The Legal Aid Authority climbs down and allows the victims of the Hyde Park bombing to bring a claim under the Fatal Accidents Act against the alleged bomber.
26 Jan 18
Four members of chambers successfully appeared for the Defendants in Coghlan v Chief Constable of Cheshire Police, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police and Director General of the National Crime Agency.