Independent Jersey Care Inquiry


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Cathryn McGahey QC was co-counsel to this public inquiry, which investigated allegations that children in care had been physically and sexually abused over many years, and that their suffering had been covered up. The Inquiry Panel published its report on 3 July 2017. It found that there had been extensive abuse, that the authorities had failed to respond or investigate properly, and that children in care in Jersey might still be at risk.

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Cathryn McGahey KC

Cathryn McGahey KC
Year of Call: 1990
Year of Silk: 2016