The Inquiry Chair, Baroness Heather Hallett, has appointed 50 junior Counsel to join its legal team.
The following junior Counsel will support Hugo Keith QC, Lead Counsel to the Inquiry, Martin Smith, Solicitor to the Inquiry, and the eleven recently appointed Queen’s Counsel with the preparation and delivery of the Inquiry’s investigative work:
Amrit Kaur Dhanoa
Camilla Ter Haar
Dr Leah Treanor
The junior Counsel will work closely with the eleven QCs appointed to lead the Inquiry’s investigations. Junior Counsel will conduct legal research, analyse and review documents, identify evidence, draft materials, and assist with the preparation of hearings.
The 49 junior Counsel were appointed following a competitive, fair and open recruitment process, which included both paper application and interview.