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Preliminary hearing in Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

9th March 2016

Cathryn McGahey QC appeared for the Department for Education and Fiona Canby for the Independent Police Complaints Commission

Cathryn McGahey QC and Fiona Canby appeared in the first preliminary hearing held by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) on allegations of child sexual abuse involving Lord Greville Janner. The hearing took place at the RCJ. Hon Dame Lowell Goddard, Chair of the IICSA gave directions. A further preliminary hearing will be held before the summer recess. It is anticipated that the public hearing will run for eight weeks between September 2016 and March 2017. More details can be found at the IICSA’s website:  https://www.iicsa.org.uk/

Andrew O’Connor QC is instructed as Counsel to the Inquiry in the Westminster element of the Inquiry.





Related Barristers

Andrew O’Connor QC

Andrew O’Connor QC
Year of Call: 1996
Year of Silk: 2015

Cathryn McGahey QC

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

Fiona Canby

Fiona Canby
Year of Call: 2001


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