The Inquiry appointed as co-counsel, three members of the English bar, who have considerable experience of areas of law relevant to its work:
Patrick Sadd of Outer Temple Chambers has acted for adult victims abused in Irish Industrial schools, as well as representing men and women and young adults abused in a wide spectrum of environments: care homes, schools, youth clubs, religious institutions, foster homes and sports clubs. He has been a commentator on the trauma of abuse in relation to the Savile abuse inquiry.
Harriet Jerram of Outer Temple Chambers has extensive experience of public inquiry work. In the Shipman Inquiry, she was part of the team representing the families of Harold Shipman's victims. She appeared in the Richard Neale Inquiry for all of the patients treated by him. She has represented clients at inquiries and inquests and has expertise in human rights issues.
Cathryn McGahey QC of Temple Garden Chambers undertakes a wide range of public law work, specialising in immigration, national security and prison law. She was junior counsel to the Bloody Sunday Inquiry and represented participants in the Al Sweady Inquiry.
Paul Livingston and Stephen Doherty of Outer Temple Chambers act as Junior Counsel to the Inquiry.
The work of the Independent Jersey Inquiry is now complete.
All documents and
other materials pertaining to the Inquiry - including this website -
have been handed over to the States of Jersey. The Panel is overseeing
the archiving of confidential material to ensure that approriate arrangements for protecting confidentiality are made. The
IJCI Email, Magnum, Twitter and Facebook accounts are now closed. Video
is still available via Vimeo and YouTube. Photos via Flickr.All
queries in respect to the Inquiry should be addressed to the Greffier
of the States:
Tel: +44 (0) 1534 441 020
The final report of the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry has now been published.
Speaking at its launch in St Helier, Frances Oldham QC, thanked witnesses for taking part.
The full report and Executive Summary may be read here: Final Report