Congratulations to Peter Skelton QC on his appointment as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2021. He will hear cases in the Queen’s Bench Division and sit for up to 30 days each year in addition to his full-time practice.

Peter Skelton QC’s expertise encompasses public inquiries, inquests, human rights litigation, clinical negligence, judicial review, national security and personal injury litigation, with a particular emphasis on multi-party actions and claims arising in foreign jurisdictions. He is currently instructed in ongoing high-profile cases including the Stephen Port Inquests and the Undercover Policing Inquiry. Find out more about his practice here.