Public Inquiries

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 have experience in advising upon, 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