Usman Tariq appointed to UK Covid inquiry legal team
Ampersand’s Usman Tariq has been appointed along with 48 other junior counsel to the UK Covid-19 Inquiry legal team.
The junior counsel will support Hugo Keith QC, lead counsel to the inquiry, Martin Smith, solicitor to the inquiry, and the 11 recently appointed Queen’s Counsel with the preparation and delivery of the inquiry’s investigative work.
Mr Tariq said: “Pleased to have been appointed by Baroness Heather Hallett, the chair of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry, as one of the junior counsel in the inquiry’s legal team.
“I am really looking forward to working with lawyers from across the UK to support the inquiry in its work.”