5 Essex Court

Robert Harland

Call 2006

Public Inquiries

Rob has extensive experience working on inquiries including the Mid Stafford Public Inquiry and the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Rob is a member of the Attorney General’s B panel and  regularly acts on behalf of the government in judicial reviews at the Upper Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal.

Recent cases:

Grenfell Tower Inquiry -  Acting as junior counsel on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Home Departments. Involved in disclosure, reviews of expert  evidence, preparation of witness statements, attending and speaking at inquiry.

Mid Staffordshire Public Inquiry - A Public Inquiry into the causes of poor care and unusually high death rates at Mid Staffordshire NHS. ‘Mid Staffs scandal’ is often described as the worst hospital care scandal of recent times.