The independent inquiry into child sexual abuse has appointed a new lead Barrister after the departure of Ben Emmerson QC. It was revealed on 10th January 2017 that Criminal Barrister Brian Altman QC would take up the position.
It is understood Brian Altman QC will take up the role in March 2017. He will lead a team of lawyers assisting the inquiry.
The inquiry is now headed by Alexis Jay following the resignation of her three predecessors.