His Hon Peter Rook, Q.C. has appointed Bridget Dolan QC and Jamie Mathieson as Counsel to the Inquest into the death of Private Sean Benton. This is the second fresh inquest into a death of a trainee at Deepcut Barracks, Surrey in 1995.
The inquest is listed to commence in 2018. At a pre-inquest review hearing held on Friday 16th June 2017 the judge set out the scope of the inquest which can be found here.
The Chief Constable of Surrey Police, who is an interested person at the inquest, is represented by John Beggs QC and Cecily White. Paul Spencer of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers has also been instructed for one of the other interested persons.