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Tel:
Work 0161 817 6377
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www.gcnchambers.co.uk

Pete Weatherby QC

Tel:
Work 0161 817 6377
Email:
Web:
www.gcnchambers.co.uk
Garden Court North Chambers (Garden Court North Chambers)

Work Department

Criminal defence and appeals, Inquests and public inquiries, International law, Prison law, Public law (judicial review)

Position

Pete is a human rights barrister who practices domestically in public inquiries, inquests, criminal, public, prison and police law. He is a both a trial and appellate lawyer. Pete has appeared at all domestic court levels and before the European Court of Human Rights, including the Grand Chamber.  He specialises in cases involving miscarriages of justice, freedom of expression, extradition and ‘terrorism’, and he has a particular expertise in statutory interpretation.

Career

Pete was founding member of Garden Court North Chambers and, although he has always practised from Manchester, he is also a door tenant at Garden Court. Pete is a member of the Executive of the Bar Human Rights Committee.

Languages

English

Member

  • Member of the Executive of the Bar Human Rights Committee;
  • Liberty; and
  • Inquest Lawyers Group.

Education

BSc (Hons)


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading silks

Pete Weatherby QC - Garden Court North ChambersA brilliant advocate with the human touch.

Within: Crime

Garden Court North Chambers is well known for acting for the defence in large-scale drugs conspiracies, historic and recent sexual abuse cases as well as murder trials. In 2017, Pete Weatherby QC and Nina Grahame acted for the father in a case involving the alleged murder of a baby shortly after birth; the father was acquitted.

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Inquests and inquiries

Within: Inquests and inquiries – Leading silks

Pete Weatherby QC - Garden Court North ChambersAn excellent strategist, who approaches cases with the discipline of a military commander about to face the battlefield.

Within: Inquests and inquiries

Garden Court North Chambers is well known for its expertise in inquests, in which the group frequently acts for bereaved families. Pete Weatherby QC is leading a team representing 73 victims in the Grenfell Tower inquiry, while Kate Stone is acting for the mother in the ongoing inquest into the death of 13-month old Poppi Worthington.

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Public law

Within: Public law – Leading silks

Pete Weatherby QC - Garden Court North ChambersHe takes command of a court with the breadth of his legal knowledge.

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