UK Covid-19 Inquiry Module 2 Continues - Opening statement on behalf of Core Participants

Wednesday 4 October 2023

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Today public hearings for the UK Covid-19 Inquiry Module 2: Core UK Decision-making and Political Governance continued. The Telegraph covered the proceedings live.

Several Garden Court Barristers represent core participants at the UK Covid-19 Inquiry.

Jennifer Twite made oral submissions today on behalf of children's rights organisations Just for Kids Law, Save the Children UK and Children's Rights Alliance for England. Jennifer Twite is led by our Rajiv Menon KC and instructed by Aika Stephenson of Just for Kids Law. Jennifer is quoted in the Independent and The Telegraph.

Watch Jennifer's opening statement below:

Jennifer Twite's statement was quoted in The Guardian and Independent.

Liz Davies KC spoke today on behalf of Southall Black Sisters and Solace Women's Aid. Our Marina SergidesAngharad Monk, and Fatima Jichi are on the legal team, instructed by Helen Mowatt of Public Interest Law Centre (PILC). Liz is quoted in the Independent and The Telegraph.

Watch Liz's opening statement below:

Our Leslie Thomas KC delivered an opening statement on behalf of the Federation of Ethnic Minority Healthcare Organisations (FEMHO) Our Una Morris is on the legal team, instructed by Cyrilia Knight of Saunders Law.

Watch Leslie's opening statement below:

See the full schedule for Module 2 hearings here. 

Live reporting of the hearings was covered in The Telegraph.

Other Garden Court barristers acting for core participants in the inquiry include:

Allison Munroe KC and Thalia Maragh represent Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice instructed by Elkan Abrahamson of Broudie Jackson Canter Solicitors.

Sonali Naik KC and Maria Moodie represent Migrant Primary Care Access Group, instructed by Public Interest Law Centre (PILC).

Stephen Simblet KC and Stephen Clark for Covid-19 Airborne Transmission Alliance (CATA) instructed by Cyrilia Knight of Saunders Law.

Bethan Harris and Kirsten Heaven represent the Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice Cymru , instructed by Craig Court of Harding Evans Solicitors.

Brenda Campbell KC represents Northern Ireland Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice, alongside our Peter Wilcock KC, instructed by Conal McGarrity of P.A. Duffy & Co Solicitors.

Marc Willers KC represents Traveller Movement, instructed by Martin Howe of Howe & Co.

Joanne CecilTessa BuchananNatasha Shotunde and Alia Akram are appointed as junior counsel to the Inquiry.

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