Pete Weatherby KC

Pete Weatherby KC

Pete is a human rights barrister at Garden Court North, Manchester. He specialises in inquests, inquiries, public and European Convention law, prison and criminal defence cases, in this jurisdiction and internationally. He led the counsel team (Mark George KC, Henrietta Hill KC, Kate Stone and Andy Fitzpatrick, instructed by Elkan Abrahamson, BJC, and EAD and B&B) who represented 22 of the bereaved families in the Hillsborough proceedings.

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Lessons from preparing a big case

As the child abuse inquiry continues to buckle under varied pressures, Pete Weatherby QC describes the practical challenges of running inquiries and other high-volume cases – being a techie geek is a bonus

‘But can’t we just run off one copy?’ was the plaintiff cry of one of the team. 

24 January 2017

Truth and justice

Arguably the most serious miscarriage of justice of our times – lessons must be learned from the iconic Hillsborough proceedings, writes Pete Weatherby QC

Hillsborough is arguably the most serious miscarriage of justice in our history. 

24 October 2016
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