The Public Inquiry into the death of Anthony Grainger will publish its long awaited report and recommendations at 12:00 pm on Thursday 11th July 2019.

Mr Grainger’s death arose out of a Greater Manchester Police covert investigation named Operation Shire. He was shot dead on 3 March 2012 by an armed police officer as he was sitting in the driver’s seat of his car in a car park in Culcheth. He was unarmed. There were no guns in his car. He was shot at close range by an officer with a semi-automatic rifle.

Law firm Farleys Solicitors have worked with Mr Grainger’s family over the last seven years as they have tried to come to terms with this violent killing and to discover the truth as to why Anthony died.

There will be a short hearing to coincide with the publication at The Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts, Derby Square, Liverpool when The Chairman to the Inquiry, His Honour Judge Teague QC, will formally announce publication.

Further information and statements from the family will follow the publication of the report.

Anthony’s family is represented by a legal team with extensive experience of similar cases:

Lead CounselLeslie Thomas QC, Garden Court Chambers, London

Junior Counsel – Adam Straw, Doughty Street Chambers, London

Solicitor – Jonathan Bridge, Farleys Solicitors LLP, Manchester

Litigation Executive – David Corrigan, Farleys Solicitors LLP, Manchester

Interview requests

For interview requests with Mr Grainger’s family / Jonathan Bridge please contact Reta Madgin, Head of Marketing at Farleys Solicitors on, 0161 835 9513 or 07843 633 012