AMT-1440

Public Inquiries

Handling Public Inquiries with expertise and sensitivity

Dedicated Public Inquiries Team

The team have been involved in many major inquiries including: Al-Sweady, Baha Mousa, Shipman and Piper Alpha.

Strength & Depth

Team members have experience advising and representing clients on areas such as Product Liability, Health & Safety and Regulatory issues.

Investigative Interviewing

Senior team members are fully trained in cognitive interviewing techniques and hold Intersol Global’s Level 3 Certificate in Investigative Interviewing.

 

With over 300 lawyers and support staff we have the ability to manage major highly sensitive projects with substantial resources.

We regularly deal with matters under the full glare of the media with every member of the team (lawyer or support staff) having an understanding that their work is under close public and media scrutiny. We have years of experience effectively managing a wide range of investigations, often high-profile and sensitive.  

Some decisions reached by Public Inquiry whether procedural or factual may be subject to judicial review. Our wide experience of public sector judicial review includes acting for central government, local authorities, universities and regulatory bodies.

We have an in-house forensic accounting team with substantial experience of different types of investigations.

 

Our latest work

Our advisers act on domestic and international projects of all shapes and sizes, working with many of the leading names in the market. Browse our experience below, or use the filters to look-up recent work in particular geographies and industry sectors.

    Meet the team

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    Jim Richards

    Partner

    Jim heads up the firm's Midlands Litigation Practice.

    Richards Jim
    Kevin Bridges

    Partner

    Kevin is Head of Health and Safety at Pinsent Masons specialising in health, safety and fire law, and related criminal litigation.

    Bridges Kevin
    Andrew Mitchell

    Senior Associate

    Andrew is a Senior Associate with a wide range of experience in commercial dispute resolution, including in the fields of litigation, arbitration and various forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution, such as mediation.

    Mitchell Andrew
    Simon Colvin

    Partner, Head of Technology, Media and Telecoms

    Simon is the Global head of our TMT practice and leads large scale transactions in the technology and telecoms sectors.

    Colvin Simon
    Colin Read

    Partner

    Colin acts as troubleshooter across a range of Financial services sector businesses in the UK.

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    Latest press releases

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    Pinsent Masons MPillay wins Construction Law Firm of the Year at the ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2020

    Pinsent Masons MPillay was named Construction Law Firm of the Year at the Asian Legal Business (ALB) SE Asia Law Awards, which was held virtually on 15 October 2020.

    Pinsent Masons advises Clough Elecnor JV as successful contractor for Australia’s A$1.5 billion Project EnergyConnect

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the Clough Elecnor JV, SecureEnergy, on its successful bid to deliver this significant interconnector project for TransGrid.

    Pinsent Masons appoints Melanie Grimmitt as Global Head of Energy

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed Melanie Grimmitt to Global Head of its Energy Sector.