Laura Profumo joins Doughty Street Chambers

Doughty Street Chambers is delighted to welcome Laura Profumo, who joins our Inquest and Inquiries team from Garden Court Chambers.

Laura Profumo specialises in civil liberties and human rights, with a particular focus on claims against public authorities, judicial review, and inquest and inquiries.

Laura has a thriving and varied practice in inquest and inquiry work. She regularly acts for bereaved families in complex Article 2 inquests and has been instructed on several high-profile public inquiries. She co-represented 34 survivors of child sex abuse in relation to the Nottinghamshire Phase of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). She also recently acted in the Brook House Inquiry, set up to investigate the serious mistreatment of immigration detainees, in which she was part of the counsel team representing several formerly detained persons and the charity, Medical Justice.

Read more about Laura’s practice here or contact Practice Manager, Melvin Warner at