The legal options for the Hillsborough families
Following the recent publication of the Hillsborough Independent Panel's report into the Hillsborough disaster, the Hillsborough Family Support Group ("HFSG") are now considering escalating their quest for justice by pursuing three possible legal avenues namely, asking the Attorney General to apply for a new inquest into the disaster, demanding the Director of Public Prosecutions to launch an immediate investigation into criminal prosecutions and applying for civil proceedings to be reopened.
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- Tags: Attorney General | Criminal Law | Football | High Court | Liverpool | Sheffield | United Kingdom (UK)
John is a senior associate in the Sports Business Group at Lewis Silkin specialising in contentious, regulatory and disciplinary issues for clubs, agencies, governing bodies and athletes