Inquiries, inquests & investigations

“One client commented, ‘They are extremely hard-working, know what they are talking about and are absolutely scrupulous about client confidentiality’.”

Chambers UK

Inquiries, inquests and investigations present complex challenges whether you are involved as an individual or as a company. They often include sensitive subject matters and confidential information but can also attract intense media scrutiny.

Our discrete team of lawyers has advised clients in some of the most high profile investigations and government inquiries in recent years including the collapse of the News of the World, the Leveson Inquiry, the Litvinenko Inquiry and the Hutton Inquiry.

In Coroners’ Inquests, our team is experienced in dealing with the sensitivities needed to represent families, as well as representing businesses given ‘Interested Person’ status that may also face subsequent civil claims.

The team’s depth of experience in investigations, including difficult confidential internal investigations with employment law issues, means that we have the knowledge to quickly respond with clear and effective advice before, during and after the process. We have a diverse skillset gained in areas such as reputation management, media & entertainment, corporate law, leisure, sport and technology making us uniquely well placed to advise on all issues that might arise.