5 Essex Court

Bilal Rawat

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Practice Areas

Administrative and Public Law: Inquests and public inquiries; personal injury; healthcare law; police law.

Significant cases include:

Grenfell Tower Inquiry (as counsel to the Inquiry);

Inquest into the death of Lisa Skidmore [2019] (representing National Probation Service);

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (representing core participant); Razumas v Ministry of Justice [2018] EWHC 215 (QB), [2018] Med LR 212;

XYL v SSHD [2017] EWHC 773 (Admin);

XH v SSHD 2017] EWCA Civ 41, [2017] 2 WLR 1437;

MST and Others (national service – risk categories (CG) [2016] UKUT 443;

Inquest into the death of Paul McGuigan [2015]

MOJ & Ors (Return to Mogadishu) Somalia CG v. SSHD [2014] UKUT 00442;

RM (Zimbabwe) v SSHD [2013] EWCA Civ 775, [2014] 1 WLR 2259.


Call to the Bar: 1995

Attorney General Special Advocate Panel: 2007 to present (developed vetted)

Attorney General ‘B’ Panel: 2009-2013

Attorney General ‘A’ Panel: 2015 to present