Gerard Forlin QC appeared in Court yesterday at the eighth hearing where he is acting for 10 of the 11 bereaved families.
At the hearing yesterday, Gerard made lengthy submissions to the Coroner and the other Interested Parties, on behalf of his clients, including relating to the Learned Coroners future application to the High Court. He submitted on Trial experts, unused material, timetabling and the Law. The Learned Coroner handed down her ruling in Court yesterday relating to her application to the High Court for documentation and other Material.
There will be a ninth preliminary hearing in July.
Depending on the High Court application the final Inquest will take place either in October 2021 or in 2022.
Gerard is instructed by Stewarts, DMH Stallard and Russell Cooke solicitors.