Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse publish investigation report into Accountability and Reparations - Sep 2019
Lois Williams has a broad practice across the main areas of Chambers’ work, including public law, human rights, inquiries, inquests, immigration, personal injury and clinical negligence.
Lois has been instructed in several major inquiries and multi-party actions. She is currently instructed as junior counsel to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), working on the Accountability and Reparations investigation and the Roman Catholic Church investigation. Lois is also regularly instructed in inquests, including those involving healthcare issues, mental health issues and deaths in custody, along with clinical negligence claims, personal injury and abuse claims.
Before commencing pupillage, Lois worked as an Immigration and Asylum Accredited caseworker for Refugee and Migrant Justice, where she regularly represented claimants in their appeals in the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal. Lois also worked in a freelance capacity, assisting on numerous legal challenges and applications – from the Administrative Court to the European Court of Human Rights – as well as contributing to publications and training about immigration and human rights. Lois continues to be instructed in immigration cases, including bail applications, asylum appeals and judicial review claims.View full profile »
Profits from the sale of the Inquest Book given to the Bar Pro Bono Unit - Nov 2016
The Inquest Book: The Law on Coroners and Inquests edited by Caroline Cross was published earlier this year. This week, profits raised of £954.41 have been donated to the Bar Pro Bono Unit by the...
1COR quiz team wins the Leigh Day / Silverlining Brain Injury Charity Quiz night - Feb 2015
1COR beat all the competition in the Leigh Day / Silverlining Brain Injury Quiz on Thursday 12 February 2015. The team consisted of 8 members of Chambers; Amelia Walker, Lois Williams, Judith...
Neil Garnham QC assisted by Alasdair Henderson and Lois Williams appointed by Rochdale Council to lead independent review into historic child abuse allegations - Apr 2014
Neil Garnham QC of 1 Crown Office Row has been appointed by Rochdale Borough Council to lead the independent review into historic allegations of child abuse in Rochdale between 1961 and 1995. He will...
1COR are delighted to announce that Lois Williams and Jim Duffy have accepted our offer of tenancy - Sep 2013