Public Inquiries: Notable case

Leveson Inquiry (2011)

The Leveson Inquiry was a Judicial Public Inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the British press following the News International phone hacking scandal; the review considered the relationship between the press and the public, the press and the police, the press and politicians.  In July 2012 the Prime Minister announced a two stage inquiry into the role of the police and the press in the phone hacking scandal seeking recommendations to achieve better practice in relation to policy and regulation. Its aim was to safeguard press integrity and freedom whilst encouraging attainment of the very highest ethical standards.
Hearings began at the Royal Courts of Justice on 14th November 2011.  Members of chambers have provided advice to various parties involved in Part 1 of the Leveson Inquiry regarding the culture, practices and ethics of the British press following the scandal; Part 2 of the Inquiry has been deferred until after related criminal investigations and prosecutions have concluded.

Notable cases:

Stephen Lawrence Review (2013)
Mark Ellison QC conducted an independent Inquiry into potential police corruption in the case of Stephen Lawrence

Leveson Inquiry (2011)
The Leveson Inquiry was a Judicial Public Inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the British press.

Saville Inquiry (2010)
The Saville Inquiry was the independant Public Inquiry into the events of 30 January 1972 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland 1

Dutton Inquiry (2010)
Dutton Inquiry - inquiry into Sport England World Class Payment Bureau
Alexandra Felix

Articles:

The Mid Staffordshire Inquiry - An Introduction to its lessons.
Ben FitzGerald has completed an article on the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry. 16.8.2013
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