5 Essex Court

Russell Fortt

Call 1999

Public Inquiries

Russell's experience includes the following: 

The Billy Wright Inquiry (2007 to 2010)

Instructed by the Crown Solicitor’s Officer of Northern Ireland as part of team of counsel representing a large number of individual prison officers and governors, including the former governor of the Maze prison in a long running inquiry into the death of the LVF leader who was murdered by Republican terrorists in the Maze in 1997.

Also separately instructed by the Ministry of Defence to represent a senior army Intelligence officer at the inquiry.