Published Tuesday July 23 2019

Lawyer in the News: Tony Murphy

Tony Murphy is featured as the Law Society Gazette's Lawyer in the News this week for his work on the Grainger Inquiry.

Tony represented Gail Hadfield-Grainger, the partner of Anthony Grainger who was fatally shot by a Greater Manchester Police officer in 2012.  A public inquiry was established in 2016 to look into Mr Grainger's death, and its landmark report was published last week.  The inquiry blamed the GMP for Mr Grainger's death, finding that the force ‘failed to authorise, plan or conduct the [operation] in such a way as to minimise, to the greatest extent possible, recourse to the use of lethal force’. 

Read the full article on the Law Society Gazette's website here.



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