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Alice Jarratt

Call 2007

Winner of Health and Safety Junior of the Year
(Chambers UK Bar Awards 2019)

Inquests & Public Inquiries

Alice regularly represents companies, public bodies and individuals at inquests. She has extensive experience of cases that arise out of accidents at work, medical treatment and residential care as well as regularly dealing with complex Article 2 Inquests.

Alice is currently instructed as counsel to Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) in the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry.

Selected Cases

  • Counsel to the KCTMO in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry
  • Represented the principle contractor, a large construction company, in a week long inquest into the death of an employee on site. The case involved multiple contractors as interested parties and required careful consideration of the presentation of the issues.
  • Represented large Company in week long inquest where there were particular sensitivities in that the father was responsible for the operation of machinery that killed his own son on site.
  • Represented Company where there were complicated medical issues in relation to the cause of a fatal hematoma and whether this could be attributed to the Company or whether medical intervention amounted to a novus-actus.
  • Represented a care home in relation to an incident where a resident choked to death.
  • Represented a care home where a resident died after the emergency service did not take the resident to hospital. Article 2 issues carefully considered.
  • Represented a Town Council in an inquest where, as the supplier and operator of a car park barrier which had crushed a man to death, it was alleged that the Town Council was responsible.
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  • Princess Royal Scholar, Inner Temple
  • BVC, BPP University
  • MA (Hons), Edinburgh University


  • CBA
  • HSLA


“She is extraordinarily impressive.”

Chambers & Partners, 2022

“Great to work with and well-deserved of their good reputation in this field.”

Legal 500, 2022

“Very passionate, eloquent and good on her feet.”

Chambers & Partners, 2022

“She’s really impressive and works well even under huge pressure.”; “Always robust and knows when to fight an issue and when to concede to achieve the best outcome.”

Chambers & Partners, 2021

“Alice is extraordinarily hard working and committed to her clients. She has undertaken some very difficult high profile cases with composure and skill. She is a first rate lawyer, a forceful advocate and inspires confidence in clients and peers in equal measure.”

Legal 500, 2021

“A real hard worker, who is able to cope with a lot of responsibility.”

Chambers & Partners, 2021

“She acts at a level beyond her call, has a very measured manner and is very good with clients.”

Chambers & Partners, 2020

“She is an excellent lawyer, and I was very impressed by her attention to detail and thoroughness.”

Chambers & Partners, 2020

“She combines excellent knowledge with tenacity and charm.”

Legal 500, 2020

“poise and confidence beyond her years”

Chambers & Partners, 2018

“a brilliant Junior who is focused, tenacious and attentive to detail”

Legal 500, 2018

“An outstanding junior, who leaves no stone unturned”

Legal 500, 2017

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