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The Coroners and Justice Act: two years on

2nd September 2015

Serjeants’ Inn Chambers will be hosting two seminars by Bridget Dolan and Briony Ballard, two experienced inquest counsel, both of whom also edit the Inquest Law Reports and sit as Assistant Coroners.

These practically focused seminars will provide an essential update on important cases for coronial law over the past two years and consider how the CJA and recently decided cases impact upon practice in the Coroner’s Court.

Cases covered will include:

The overriding consideration of fairness
(Mohamed, Carroll)
Insufficiency of inquiry and expert evidence
(Chambers, Bloom)
“Sufficient reason” for a discretionary jury
(Davey, Shafi)
Art 2 – Lewis under challenge
(Sarjantson, Wiggins)
Recovering the costs of inquests


7th September 2015, 5.00pm – 6.30pm: for solicitors who typically represent families at inquests.

9th September 2015, 6.00pm – 7.30pm: for solicitors who typically represent institutions at inquests.


Central London

Both events will be accredited with 1.5 CPD points and be followed by a canapé reception.

For further information and to book a place please contact Andrew Grosvenor.


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