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Co-counsel named in Muskrat Falls inquiry

A public inquiry into the Muskrat Falls project is designed to examine many aspects of the $12.7-billion hydroelectric project.
A public inquiry into the Muskrat Falls project is designed to examine many aspects of the $12.7-billion hydroelectric project. - file photo

Barry Learmonth has been appointed a co-counsel for the Muskrat Falls inquiry, its commissioner Justice Richard D. LeBlanc announced Monday.

Learmonth was appointed Queen’s Counsel in August 2001 and is a partner in the firm of Learmonth, Dunne and Boulos. The primary focus of his legal practice has been in the area of civil litigation, including professional liability and construction law, according to a news release from the inquiry.

In November Kate O’Brien was also appointed co-counsel for the inquiry.

A chief administrative officer and other administrative staff have also been previously been appointed.

 

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