Inquests & Public Inquiries

2 Hare Court offers unrivalled expertise and experience in Inquests & Public Inquiries. Members of the Inquest & Public Inquiry team have acted in the most complex and high profile cases of recent times, including; the Goddard Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, Hillsborough, the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry, the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the In Amenas hostage crisis, the London 7/7 bombings and the Bloody Sunday Inquiry.


Members of the 2 Hare Court team provide the highest quality of advice, representation and advocacy in coronial proceedings arising, for example, from fatal workplace accidents including at construction sites and in the course of military training exercises, deaths in hospital and other healthcare contexts and deaths in police and prison custody.

We represent the full range of Interest Persons including; bereaved families, corporate bodies and companies, hospital trusts, nursing homes as well as professionals and individuals. We also represent local authorities, the police, fire & rescue and ambulance services.

Our unparalleled expertise in Crime, Health & Safety, Professional Discipline and Court Martial proceedings ensure that we are not only able to robustly advise and represent our clients’ interests during the inquest process but also provide continuity of representation in any subsequent proceedings which may arise such as professional disciplinary proceedings, criminal prosecution or civil claim.

Notable cases include:

  • The Hillsborough Inquest
  • The In Amenas hostage crisis
  • The death of Alexander Perepilichnyy
  • The SAS Inquest into the death of three reservists from heat injury in the Brecon Beacons

Public Inquiries

We have considerable experience and expertise across the team acting in high profile and sensitive public inquiries both as counsel to the Inquiry as well as on behalf of Core Participants.

Notable cases include:

  • The IICSA Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, led by Hon. Lowell Goddard
  • The Independent Jersey Care Inquiry
  • The death of Alexander Litvinenko, former Russian FSB agent allegedly poisoned by Polonium 210 in London
  • The London 7/7 terrorist bombings
  • The Bloody Sunday Inquiry
Julian Campbell, Director of Clerking
Inquests & Public Inquiries Team

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For more information please contact Julian Campbell on 020 7869 7806 or email for help. We will guide you through our simple and transparent process and get the right representation for your matter.

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