Michaela Bolton is a Senior Associate in the Public Inquiries and Public Law team at TLT.

Michaela is a public lawyer specialising in statutory public inquiries, reviews and investigations. She has worked as an Inquiry Lawyer for the Infected Blood Inquiry, and was part of the internal legal team of the Brook House Inquiry. She is currently part of the internal legal team of the Post Office/Horizon IT Inquiry.

Michaela is a practical and trusted advisor to inquiry teams and public sector clients faced with tight deadlines, budgetary limitations and complex legal questions. Her background in comparative human rights law provides her with the technical legal expertise and empathy so valuable in the politically and emotionally charged context of public inquiries.

Michaela has worked on inquiries, reviews and investigations in the UK, South Africa and the USA. She is qualified in England and Wales and South Africa. She has held roles in government, private sector and non-governmental organisations. She is qualified in England and Wales and South Africa, and joined TLT in March 2022.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales, and South Africa