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Edward Henry KC to Cross-Examine Paula Vennells at Post Office Inquiry


Edward Henry KC of Mountford Chambers will cross-examine Paula Vennells, former Managing Director of Post Office Ltd, at the Post Office Inquiry on Friday 24th May 2024.

The independent public statutory Inquiry was established to provide a comprehensive account of the implementation and failings of the Horizon IT system at the Post Office. The Inquiry is tasked with gathering relevant evidence from affected individuals, including former and current subpostmasters and subpostmistresses, as well as Post Office Ltd, UK Government Investment (UKGI), Fujitsu, and the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Additionally, the Inquiry will assess whether Post Office Limited has learned from Mr Justice Fraser’s judgments and embedded necessary cultural changes, particularly in relation to the impact on affected postmasters.

Edward Henry KC is representing several former subpostmasters and subpostmistresses, including Tracy Felstead, Seema Misra, Janet Skinner, Nicki Arch, and Lee Castleton. Leading the legal team alongside Flora Page from 23es chambers, Edward is instructed by Hodge Jones and Allen.

Watch the live hearings via the Post Office Inquiry YouTube channel.


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