Janine Wolstenholme Appointed as Counsel to Inquest

Following the Divisional Court’s ruling on 1st December 2021(to see a copy of the judgment click here) the second inquest touching on the death of Sally Mays was opened on 21st February 2022. Janine Wolstenholme has been appointed as Counsel to the Inquest

For Press coverage please click here.

Janine Wolstenholme is joint head of the Inquest Team at Park Square Barristers.  She is Ranked in Tier 1  for Inquests and Inquiries in The Legal 500 (2022)  & Ranked  in Chambers & Partners as Band 2 for Inquests & Public Inquiries Chambers & Partners (2022) 

“She’s a very solid performer and a strong advocate.” “She is an approachable, helpful and reassuring barrister.” Chambers & Partners 2022

“Janine is a safe pair of hands. She is thoroughly prepared and extremely knowledgeable regarding deaths in custody. She is extremely capable in court.” Legal 500 (2022)

“A highly accomplished advocate who works extremely hard for clients” “Frequently undertakes Regulation 28 reporting and Article 2 matters, representing the Treasury Solicitor in an Article 2 inquest into a prisoner’s death which involved far-reaching systemic failings.”  – The Legal 500 (2021)

“Janine is very personable, and her ability to condense complex legal points into simple terms for all concerned shows how acute her knowledge and skills are. Her strengths include her attention to detail and client care skills.”  – Chambers & Partners (2021)

‘ A consummate professional with excellent advocacy skills. ’ – Legal 500 (2020)

Should you wish to discuss any aspect of Janine’s coronial practice please contact her clerks:


Contact Janine’s clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250