Dr Anton van Dellen is instructed to represent the partner of Daniel Whitworth in an inquest investigating the linked deaths of four young men in East London.

At a remote hearing at the Old Bailey, Her Honour Judge Sarah Munro QC confirmed that inquest, which will likely last 8-9 weeks, will be heard at Barking Town Hall due to lack of space at the Old Bailey.  The inquest will start in January 2021.  There will be a further hearing in November 2020.  There has been extensive press coverage:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7901237/Police-watchdog-slammed-whitewash-report-saw-17-officers-cleared-blunders.html

https://www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk/news/crime-court/stephen-port-inquest-1-6742929

https://www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk/news/pre-inquest-into-barking-killer-s-victims-takes-place-1-6144820

https://www.kentonline.co.uk/gravesend/news/families-to-see-key-report-into-gay-killings-188000/

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/grindr-serial-killer-stephen-port-22336929

https://twnews.co.uk/gb-news/stephen-port-coroner-will-not-face-investigation-in-fresh-inquest

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-54283895

https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2020/09/24/quiz-for-prospective-jurors-on-beliefs-at-inquest-into-murders-of-gay-men/

https://www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk/news/crime-court/barking-serial-killer-inquest-jurors-may-be-quizzed-on-beliefs-1-6854256

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/11/15/stephen-port-jury-decide-whether-police-blunders-result-homophobia/

https://www.itv.com/news/london/2019-11-15/serial-killer-s-victim-s-inquest-to-probe-possible-police-predjudice/

https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2019/11/15/inquest-jury-to-consider-possible-police-prejudice-in-stephen-port-probe/

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/inquest-jury-to-consider-possible-police-prejudice-in-stephen-port-probe-38696093.htmlhttps://www.gravesendreporter.co.uk/news/were-police-institutionally-homophobic-1-6378429

https://www.kentonline.co.uk/gravesend/news/inquest-of-serial-killers-victims-to-open-216545/

https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/serial-grindr-killer-stephen-port-probe-jury-to-consider-possible-police-prejudice-in-initial-investigations-38696098.html

Barrister in this story – Dr Anton van Dellen

Dr Anton van Dellen has experience in a wide range of defamation proceedings, ranging from pre-action advice to fully contested High Court clams and appeals up to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He also has sound experience in bringing Judicial Reviews and appeals against a wide range of public authorities, challenging decisions for being unlawful, irrational and/or failing to follow published guidance. High Net Worth clients are represented by Dr Anton van Dellen in a range of litigation involving disputes over assets.

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