How To Be An Effective Advocate At A Public Inquiry Webinar


Amid calls for a COVID-19 inquiry and in light of the increasing use of technology and remote hearings, Mira Hammad and Pete Weatherby QC from the GCN Inquests and Inquiries team discuss the opportunities and pitfalls of remote advocacy and share their learning on how to be an effective advocate at a public inquiry in this free 1 hour webinar.

Both Mira and Pete have extensive experience of public inquiries and between them are currently instructed to represent core participants at the Manchester Arena Inquiry, Grenfell Tower Inquiry and Undercover Policing Inquiry.

Date and Time

The webinar will be held on Friday 5 March 2021 at 1pm.

This webinar will only be available on Friday 5 March 2021 at 1pm, a recording will not be made available for viewing at a later date. This is at the speakers’ request.


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Mira Hammad, Garden Court North Chambers

Mira is committed to defending the rights of individuals and holding public and private sector organisations to account. She accepts instructions in all Chambers’ practice areas and has a particular interest in criminal defence, inquests and inquiries.

To view Mira’s full bio, please click HERE.

Pete Weatherby QC, Garden Court North Chambers

Pete is a human rights barrister who practices domestically in public inquiries, inquests, criminal, public, prison and police law. He specialises in cases involving miscarriages of justice, freedom of expression, extradition and ‘terrorism’, and he has a particular expertise in statutory interpretation.

To view Pete’s full bio, please click HERE.

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