Richard Millett QC has been appointed as leading counsel to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, assisted by Bernard Richmond QC and Kate Grange QC. The Inquiry, an independent public inquiry into the fire in Grenfell Tower, North Kensington, is chaired by Sir Martin Moore-Bick.
The purpose of the Inquiry is to examine the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Counsel will provide legal advice to the Chairman and advise on evidential matters during the course of the Inquiry. They will be assisted by a team of civil servants, drawn from a range of Government Departments, who will provide secretariat and legal support to the Inquiry. The solicitor to the enquiry is Caroline Featherstone.
Richard was called to the Bar in 1985 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2003. He has extensive experience of handling complex commercial disputes in a range of specialist areas, with an emphasis on advocacy in court, arbitration and other tribunals. He also sits as a Deputy High Court Judge.
For further information as to the Terms of Reference and to follow the development of the Inquiry please visit www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk.