Jillian Newton joins from James Murray Solicitors in Liverpool where she has developed an particular interest in Inquest work and actions against the Police. Prior to this, she also worked as part of the Hillsborough Inquest team at Broudie Jackson Canter.
The appointment comes as a response to an increase in demand for the team’s expertise, as they continue to represent clients across the country on high profile Inquest work. The team are currently representing the family of Anthony Grainger who was shot by an officer of Greater Manchester Police. Other high profile cases presently being dealt with by the department include the Inquest into the death of Poppi Worthington and the death of Mzee Mohammed who died following restraint at Liverpool One Shopping Centre. It also follows the recent promotion of Kelly Darlington within the department to Associate Partner; and the firm’s announcement of a new Preston office in its plan to drive further growth across the business.
Jonathan Bridge, Partner at Farleys commented:
“We have a strong history in this area of work and in recent years have attracted complex cases attracting National media attention. We represent bereaved families on a nationwide basis and are confident that the department will continue to grow”
“Jillian comes with a proven record of dealing with Coronial law and will be a valuable asset to the department in dealing with our extensive case load as we continue to expand.”