Paul Greaney QC

Paul Greaney QC is Counsel to the Manchester Arena Inquiry. He practises from New Park Court in Leeds, where he specialises in serious crime, inquests, public inquiries and regulatory law. Paul has been involved a number of high profile inquests, public inquiries and trials in recent years including the Hillsborough Inquests, the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, the Deepcut Inquest and Football Association disciplinary proceedings relating to, among other players Luis Suarez and Nicolas Anelka. He has prosecuted a substantial number of terrorism cases and has defended in many high profile cases.

Sophie Cartwright

Sophie Cartwright was called to the Bar in 1998. She practises from Deans Court Chambers, Manchester and specialises in inquests, public inquiries, public law, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings. Sophie previously served as Counsel to the Anthony Grainger Inquiry.  Sophie also sits as a Recorder in the Crown Court on the Northern Circuit and as an Assistant Coroner. 

Jesse Nicholls

Jesse Nicholls is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers in London, specialising in inquests and inquiries law, public law, and human rights and civil liberties cases. He has experience acting in a range of inquest proceedings and public inquiries, including high profile and multiple fatality cases. He has recently acted for bereaved families at the Hillsborough Inquests and the inquest into the death of Sean Benton, who died at Deepcut Army Barracks, and he is currently representing a number of bereaved family members and survivors at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.