The inquests heard from 268 witnesses over 89 sitting days.
The statements of 57 witnesses were read, the remaining witnesses gave evidence live or by videolink.
74 witnesses gave evidence by videolink from the Palais de Justice in Paris.
Auckland, New Zealand
and from Miami, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco in the United States.
Ian Burnett, QC
Nicholas Hilliard, QC
Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, represented by:
Martin Smith (Partner)
The Coroner’s Administrative Team were:
Lee Hughes, CBE (Secretary to the Inquests)
Ann Gaffney (Administrative Secretary)
Thomas Foley (Legal Secretary)
Devika Gungadur (Office Manager)
Kathy Knox & Patricia Doyle (Personal Assistants to the Secretary)
The Jury Team were:
Roger Smith (Jury Manager)
June Lawrence, Eric Maltby and Sandra Riley (Ushers)
Media and website support was provided by the Judicial Communications Office:
IT and communications facilities were provided by RTS Communications. Livenote facilities were provided by Merrill Legal Solutions.
The Coroner is grateful to the French authorities for the provision of the facilities in Paris and, in particular, to the examining Magistrates for their assistance with the taking of evidence.
In Paris, the Coroner was represented by:
Lee Hughes or Ann Gaffney
Laurent Guardelli of Field Fisher Waterhouse France
Pamela Hudson (UK Liaison Magistrate in Paris)
Marc l’Heureux and Katherine Bonneville (interpreters)
The Coroner is grateful to Lord Stevens and all the officers of Operation Paget for their work in their capacity as Coroner’s Officers.