Overview

Members of Deka Chambers have been instructed in many of the major public inquiries of recent years, including the Manchester Arena Inquiry, the Grenfell Tower Inquiry and the Undercover Policing Inquiry.

We offer a team of leading silks and juniors who provide a sophisticated service focused on understanding the particular needs of each client.

Our expertise in this field is underpinned by our experience in other areas, offering individuals and teams with market leading expertise in personal injury, clinical negligence, police law, crime and inquests.

We are regularly instructed to advise on and appear at inquests on behalf of families, local authorities, police forces, government agencies, hospital trusts, and other statutory and commercial entities.  The team are known for their experience in handling complex Article 2 ECHR and jury inquests, as well as their excellent client care skills and their sensitive and empathetic approach.

We are well placed to advise on related civil claims or criminal proceedings and can provide support throughout the litigation process.

Areas of Expertise

  • Deaths in Custody
  • Article 2 ECHR Inquests
  • Jury Inquests
  • Industrial Diseases
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Deaths Abroad
  • Suicides

Notable Inquests & Inquiries

  • Manchester Arena Inquiry
  • Grenfell Tower Inquiry
  • Undercover Policing Inquiry
  • Croydon Tram Crash Inquest
  • Tunisian Terror Attack Inquests
  • The In-Amenas Inquest

Inquests & Inquiries Barristers

John Foy KC


Call: 1969 Silk: 1998

Andrew Warnock KC

Andrew Warnock KC


Call: 1993 Silk: 2012

Tom Little KC


Call: 1997 Silk: 2018

Giles Mooney KC


Call: 1998 Silk: 2019

Tim Parker KC


Call: 1995 Silk: 2022

Laura Johnson QC

Laura Johnson KC


Call: 2001 Silk: 2022

Gaurang Naik


Call: 1985

Jonathan Loades


Call: 1986

Edwin Buckett


Call: 1988

Cyrus Katrak


Call: 1991

Paul Stagg

Paul Stagg


Call: 1994

Tara Vindis


Call: 1996

Simon Brindle


Call: 1998

Robert Horner


Call: 1999

Adam Dawson


Call: 2000

Claire Harden-Frost


Call: 2000

Gareth Munday


Call: 2000

Ian Stebbings

Ian Stebbings


Call: 2001

Gurion Taussig


Call: 2001

Eleanor Mawrey


Call: 2001

James Thacker


Call: 2001

Sabrina Hartshorn


Call: 2001

Giles Bedloe


Call: 2001

Marc Tregidgo


Call: 2002

Esther Pounder


Call: 2003

Abigail Stamp


Call: 2004

Jennifer Newcomb


Call: 2006

James Byrne


Call: 2006

Roderick Abbott

Roderick Abbott


Call: 2006

Edward Lamb


Call: 2006

Catherine Atkinson


Call: 2006

Ben Rodgers


Call: 2007

Jennifer Oborne


Call: 2007

Thom Dyke


Call: 2007

Patricia Londono


Call: 2008

Holly Tibbitts


Call: 2010

William Dean


Call: 2011

Helen Pooley


Call: 2012

Ella Davis

Ella Davis


Call: 2013

John Schmitt


Call: 2013

Laura Hibberd


Call: 2013

Max Melsa


Call: 2015

Thomas Jones


Call: 2015

Dominique Smith

Dominique Smith


Call: 2016

Richard Collier

Richard Collier


Call: 2016

Kyah Mufti


Call: 2016

Jake Richards


Call: 2017

Theodore Bunce


Call: 2017

Susanna Bennett

Susanna Bennett


Call: 2017

Francesca Kolar


Call: 2018

Lucy Lodewyke


Call: 2018

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