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Barrister - Francesca Martin

Senior Practice Manager:
Abdul Hafeez

Practice Group Clerks:
Craig Wain
Gavin John
Lucas Bennett
Chris Graham

Chief Executive & Director of Clerking
Tony McDaid

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Francesca Martin - Inquests, Public Inquiries and Coronial Law

Profile

Francesca has acted as Counsel for families of the deceased; Insurers and other interested parties in the Coroners Court. She also accepts instructions to advise as to the prospects of subsequent civil litigation as appropriate following the Inquest.

Francesca has been involved in Inquests involving fatal road traffic and workplace accidents.

She is also a member of the clinical negligence group, affording her essential insight into issues surrounding deaths involving substandard medical care and treatment. Francesca has a particular interest in cases concerning delay in medical diagnosis.

Francesca recognizes the anguish felt by the family of the deceased when facing an Inquest into their loved ones death and assists families through the process with sensitivity.

 

QUALIFICATIONS                                                                   

LLB (Hons) The University of Liverpool

BVC Very Competent The City Law School, London

Jules Thorn (Major) Scholarship, Middle Temple

 
MEMBERSHIPS                                                                     

Middle Temple

 

NOTABLE CASES                                                                   

[2015] RE: O

Bedfordshire and Luton Coroners Court

- Represented the family of the deceased at the Inquest touching the death of a motorcyclist who was killed in a road traffic accident.

[2014] Re: M

Bolton Coroners Court

- A complex inquest involving the Health and Safety Executive before a jury spanning over 6 days, touching the death by crushing of a fork lift truck driver at an industrial park.

[2014] Re: L Norfolk Coroners Court

- Represented the Insurers of the deceased who was killed in a road traffic accident.