How To Be An Effective Advocate At A Public Inquiry

How To Be An Effective Advocate At A Public Inquiry Webinar

Excellent presentation on How To Be An Effective Advocate At A Public Inquiry. Very valuable too for effective advocacy in courts and tribunals.

Oladele Osinuga


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 Garden Court North Chambers Inquests and Inquiries team discuss the opportunities and pitfalls of remote advocacy. They also share their learning on how to be an effective advocate at a public inquiry in this free webinar held on 5 March 2021.

Mira and Pete both 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.

Target Audience

This webinar is aimed at legal practitioners and those working with them.


The recording and slides were available for three months following the event.

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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.

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.

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