Public Inquiries

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Bhatt Murphy lawyers have been involved in a number of significant inquiries constituted both prior to and since the Inquiries Act 2005 including:

Inquiries enable a detailed examination of matters of public concern to be conducted, usually before a judge, with interested parties having legal representation. Our lawyers are experienced in guiding people through all key stages of a public inquiry to ensure their voices are heard and there can be public accountability. They can advise on, amongst other things:

  • The scope for inquiries to be launched;
  • Inquiry Terms of Reference;
  • Applications for core participant status;
  • Applications for restrictions orders;
  • Applications for funding

 

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Learn more about our notable Public Inquiries cases

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