Peter Skelton KC and Matthew Hill are representing the families of James Furlong, Joseph Ritchie-Bennett and David Wails at the inquests into their deaths, which begin today. The three men were murdered in a terrorist attack in Forbury Gardens, Reading, on 20 June 2020. The inquests are due to last 6 weeks and will consider issues including the way in which state bodies and other agencies managed the risk of violence associated with their murderer, who was released from prison shortly before their deaths.

Peter and Matthew are instructed by Fiona Huddleston and Benjamin Burrows of Leigh Day.