Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC and Henry Witcomb are representing the family in the inquest into the death of Horatio Chapple who was on a school expedition to Svalbard in Norway when he and four others were attacked by a polar bear. Concerns have been raised as to the way in which the expedition was conducted by the organisers, British Expedition Society (BES).
An independent inquiry into the incident has been carried out by Sir David Steele. Read more in the press below:
Visit the charity set up in his honor, Horatio’s Garden, here.