Dr Anton van Dellen represents Ricky Waumsley, the partner of Daniel Whitworth who was murdered in Barking.
The inquest is being held at Barking Town Hall before HHJ Sarah Munro QC sitting as Assistant Coroner for East London. The inquests will also consider the deaths of three other young men murdered in Barking: Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari and Jack Taylor. The jury has been being sworn in. There has been press coverage of the inquest:
Stephen Port: Victims’ inquest to begin October 4 in Barking | Barking and Dagenham Post
A timeline of Stephen Port’s murders and rapes in Barking | Barking and Dagenham Post
Barking Town Hall to host inquest into deaths of Stephen Port victims | LBBD
Stephen Port: Inquests ‘key step’ for victims’ families – BBC News
Stephen Port: ‘Competency’ of Met Police focus of inquests – BBC News
Barrister on this case – 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 claims 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.