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Senior Practice Manager:
Abdul Hafeez

Practice Group Clerks:
Craig Wain
Gavin John
Lucas Bennett
Christy Irvine

Chief Executive & Director of Clerking
Tony McDaid

Tel: +44 (0) 845 210 5555
Fax: +44 (0) 121 606 1501
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James Dixon Inquests

Considerable experience of all types of inquests from road traffic to complex death in custody cases

Background in prison law

Current instructions include:

  • Inquest into death of a student at the University of Hertfordshire
  • Inquest into death of Polish detainee at Morton Hall IRC
  • Inquest into death of man in hospital (Court of Protection Dols involved)
  • Inquest into death of pupil at secondary school


Also experienced in public law remedies and coroners:


R. (on the application of Duffy) v HM Deputy Coroner for Worcestershire Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court) [2013] EWHC 1654 (Admin); (2013) 134 B.M.L.R. 86; [2013] Inquest L.R. 172; [2013] A.C.D. 101; Official Transcript

This was a case which involved complex medical evidence in relation to death of a young child and issues of procedural fairness


Member of Inquest
Speaks at conferences
Visiting Lecturer at UCL on death in custody module (LLM programme)