Richard Smith and Robert Wastell appear in high profile inquest into death of Colette McCulloch - Mar 2019
Robert acted for the Home Secretary in the Inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, led by Neil Garnham QC. Within that role, which encompassed wider government, he was also sole counsel for Public Health England (formerly the Health Protection Agency). He is often asked to be involved in public inquiries and long running inquests and accepted instructions to assist the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse. He is presently counsel to the the Inquest into the death of Alexander Peripilichnyy (2017).
- The Litvinenko Inquiry (2014-2016) : death of Alexander Litvinenko on 23rd November 2006 from suspected poisoning with polonium-210.
Robert Wastell successfully acts for husband denied access to his brain injured wife for 2 years - Jan 2019
Inquest into the death of Alexander Perepilichnyy concludes - Dec 2018
Robert Wastell successfully defends senior gynaecologist from allegations of sexual misconduct - Sep 2018
Robert Wastell acted in an Inquest into the death of Caixia Sun - Feb 2018
Peter Skelton QC and Robert Wastell, Leanne Woods instructed as counsel for the inquest into Mr Perepilichnyy’s death - Apr 2017
Four Members of 1COR involved in the Public Inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko - Jan 2015
Neil Garnham QC, Neil Sheldon and Robert Wastell are representing the Home Secretary in the Public Inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko - Aug 2014
Robert Wastell junior counsel in the Supreme Court Case of Bank Mellat v HM Treasury - Mar 2013
New Appointments to the Attorney General’s A, B and C Panels – February 2013 - Feb 2013
New Appointments to the Attorney General’s A, B and C Panels – February 2012 - Feb 2012
Angus McCullough QC special advocate for Russian cleared of spying in deportation case - Nov 2011