Andrew Kinnier named as Counsel to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Andrew Kinnier has been named as Counsel to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, which will be chaired by the former Court of Appeal judge, Sir Martin Moore-Bick.

Lead Counsel to the Inquiry is Richard Millett QC, assisted by Kate Grange QC, Bernard Richmond QC and Rose Grogan.

The role of Counsel to the Inquiry takes various forms, including presenting evidence and questioning witnesses at hearings. Counsel will also provide legal advice to the Chairman and advise on evidential matters during the course of the Inquiry.

The Inquiry will examine the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. It will establish the facts and will make recommendations as to the action needed to prevent a similar tragedy happening again.

The Inquiry will be independent. It will be for the Chairman to decide what documents should be produced and who should give evidence.