Inquests: new developments and practical guidance


This half day seminar on 20th November 2017 will provide an update on recent developments in the law and the Chief Coroner’s guidance, and practical guidance on preparation and presentation of a party’s case to an inquest, including jury inquests. The specific topics covered will include:

  • Update on recent cases & directions from the Chief Coroner
  • Bounds of Art 5 and State detention (including hospital deaths)
  • Preparing evidence and practical witness handling
  • Inquest juries: when to have them, how to present cases to juries, tactical issues

There will also be a session on the handling of public inquiries and internal investigations.

Speakers include:

  • Jonathan Auburn
  • Joanne Clement
  • Paul Greatorex
  • Julian Blake

We are delighted to announce that Nadia Persaud, Senior Coroner for the Eastern District of London, will be giving a talk on the topic of “A Senior Coroner’s Perspective”.

Our speakers have extensive experience appearing in large-scale and high-profile inquiries, inquests and investigations.


Date: 20th November 2017

Venue: Crowne Plaza, 19 New Bridge St, London EC4V 6DB

Registration from 9am with the seminar starting at 9.30am until 1pm with a buffet lunch served afterwards.


£49 + VAT = £58.80 pp


To book your place on this conference please email with the delegate name, firm, email address and any purchase order details you may require. You will be then sent a confirmation email of your place and invoiced. We do not have the facilities to accept payments by credit or debit cards.