Inquests

How an organisation responds to an investigation into a death will have a huge impact for families, staff and your organisation. We help you to get it right.

Manage the process smoothly - Working with you to be sure that everything is covered and that your organisation provides a competent and serious response.

Reducing impact and costs - We look for risks and manage them early, reducing the impact on your organisation and minimising costs.

Reputation and media - Helping you manage the media and communications with other stakeholders to protect your organisation and people.

Prevention of future deaths - Helping you assure the coroner and the public that action has been taken to reduce the chances of a recurrence.

Our lawyers

Our inquests team consists of regulatory lawyers with in-depth coronial expertise. One lawyer has worked as an assistant coroner.

Our experience

Our inquests team can assist you with;

  • Public inquiries
  • Criminal consequences/manslaughter/HSE prosecutions
  • Your exposure to risk
  • The right response to families and public assurance
  • Conducting Serious Incident Investigations
  • Ensuring witnesses give best evidence
  • Prison/custody inquests

Our clients

Who we work with;

  • NHS providers and hospitals
  • Prisons and deaths in custody
  • Care homes
  • Government bodies and regulators
  • Universities and schools
  • High secure hospitals
  • Corporate and commercial organisations
  • Equipment manufacturers
  • Regulators
  • The fire service and local authorities
  • Corporate organisations
  • Charities
  • Ambulance services
  • Providers of residential care
  • Independent sector providers

Legal resources you may find useful

Our blog, health and care update keeps the industry up to date on the latest developments. 

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