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Simon Antrobus QC

Call 1995 • QC 2018

"He is an excellent advocate who is clear and concise with clients."
(Chambers & Partners 2016)

Inquests & Public Inquiries

Simon regularly represents corporate defendants in inquests and inquiries arising out of fatal incidents. He is currently acting on behalf of ITV in relation to the inquest into the suicide of a participant on the Jeremy Kyle show. He has previously represented BP in relation to the 3-month inquest concerning the Al-Qaeda attack on one of its gas refineries in In Amenas, Algeria, in which seven British citizens died. He also represented British Airways in an 8-week inquest into the death of Jimmy Mubenga, who was being deported on one of the company’s planes and suffered asphyxia following being put into restraint by the G4S security guards who were accompanying him. More recently Simon has attended inquests on behalf of David Lloyd Leisure Ltd following the death of a young child at one of their swimming pools, and Arcadia group after a young child was crushed to death by a falling ‘queue barrier’ at one of their TopShop stores in Reading. He is currently representing a design engineering consultancy in the ongoing Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry.

Selected Cases

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“Simon Antrobus is unquestionably a star individual.”

Chambers & Partners 2018

“He is really knowledgeable, careful, clever and a safe pair of hands.”

Chambers & Partners 2018

“Extremely talented.”

Chambers & Partners 2018

“He is very approachable for clients, is dogged in his cross-examination and has a very good knowledge of the paperwork.”

Chambers & Partners 2018

“He is hardworking and has good judgement.”

Legal 500 2017

“He operates like a silk.”

Legal 500 2017

“A class act with a razor-sharp mind.”

Legal 500 2017

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