Jason Beer QC, Fiona Barton QC, Samantha Leek QC, Francesca Whitelaw, Georgina Wolfe, Aaron Moss & Jennifer Wright commence Fishmongers Hall Inquests

12 April 2021

The Inquests into the deaths of Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt, who were killed at Fishmongers' Hall in the City of London on 29 November 2019, began today. The attacker, Usman Khan, was shot dead by police officers on London Bridge​. 

The inquests are due to last 6-7 weeks.

Members of Chambers are instructed in the Inquests as follows:

  • Aaron Moss and Jennifer Wright are instructed as junior counsel to the Inquests.
  • Georgina Wolfe is instructed to represent West Midlands Police
  • Samantha Leek QC and Francesca Whitelaw are instructed by the Secretary of State for the Home Department and Secretary of State for Justice.
  • Fiona Barton QC is instructed on behalf of the Commissioner of the City of London Police.
  • Jason Beer QC is instructed on behalf of the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police


Jason Beer KC

Call 1992 | Silk 2011

Fiona Barton KC

Call 1986 | Silk 2011

Samantha Leek KC

Call 1993 | Silk 2012

Francesca Whitelaw KC

Call 2003 | Silk 2023

Georgina Wolfe

Call 2006

Aaron Moss

Call 2013

Jennifer Wright

Call 2018

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