News & Cases

“The exceptional Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is instructed in some of the most prominent cases in the country”
Chambers & Partners

Chris Daw QC instructed to defend retired Chief Superintendent in the criminal prosecutions arising from the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster

4th July 2017

Chris Daw QC is to defend Retired Chief Superintendent Donald Denton, who oversaw the gathering of evidence within South Yorkshire Police following the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster on 15th April 1989, in criminal proceedings for perverting the course of justice.

Chris acted for Mr. Denton, and a further Chief Superintendent, throughout the fresh inquests into the disaster, which concluded in 2016. The first hearing in the criminal proceedings will take place in August 2017 and any trial is expected to commence in 2018 or 2019.

Click here and here for press coverage

Back to index