Members of the team represent interested parties in Inquests ranging from the straightforward Coroner only Inquests to long and complex cases in front of a Jury. Most members of the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Team also accept instructions to appear at Inquests with a view to providing consistent representation throughout any subsequent Fatal Accident litigation.
Chambers provides consistency of representation for hearings which are also subject to police or Health and Safety Executive investigations and prosecutions. Members of the team have appeared in criminal proceedings following on from Coroners Inquests including corporate manslaughter offences, serious breaches of health and safety law and gross negligence manslaughter
Members of the team represented all of the families at the Corus Explosion Inquest. We have also appeared at inquests where there has been a death in custody.