Inquests arising from the deaths in the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack: Sarah Simcock acts for London Ambulance Service
1st May 2019
The Chief Coroner, His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft QC is holding Inquests into the deaths of the eight individuals killed on London Bridge and in Borough Market on 3 June 2017.
On 3 June 2017 eight people were killed when three attackers drove a van into members of the public on London Bridge before continuing on foot inflicting stab injuries before being shot and killed by armed police officers. Sarah Simcock of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is representing the London Ambulance Service, who provided care and treatment to some of the deceased as well as the other victims of the attacks. The Coroner will conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into how the deceased came by their deaths as well as the overall response of the emergency services, including the LAS, to the attack. The Inquests will commence on 7 May 2019 at the Central Criminal Court for approximately two months. The inquest transcripts are publicly available here.
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