Practice Areas

Inquiries

The set has high-quality barristers and a long history of doing work in this sector

Chambers & Partners

Temple Garden Chambers is well known as a leading chambers in this field. Members of Chambers have been involved in most of the high-profile inquiries in recent years. These include The Undercover Police Inquiry, The Independent Jersey Care Inquiry, The Litvinenko Inquiry, The Leveson Inquiry, The Baha Mousa Inquiry, The Billy Wright Inquiry, The Bloody Sunday Inquiry, The Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Inquiry, The Nimrod Review and The Shipman Inquiry.

We act both in statutory and non-statutory inquiries and, were instructed in some of the first inquiries to be set up under the Inquiries Act 2005. Members of Chambers have considerable experience in acting as ‘Counsel to the Inquiry’ as well as representing core participants and witnesses.

Our established reputation in the field of Inquests and Health and Safety ensures that counsel at Temple Garden Chambers are instructed in most of the major inquiries.