Annual Inquest Seminar 2019

Our Annual Inquest Seminar will provide you with the essential updates from the world of Coronial law. There will be a variety of talks from No5’s expert inquest counsel, along with a special guest lecture from Louise Hunt, Senior Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull. The day will offer a full timetable of topical, interesting and informative talks.


09:15 - 09:50 Registration and refreshments
09:50 - 10:00 Welcome Address: Presented by Adrian Keeling QC
10:00 - 10:45 The Coroner’s Court – a view from the bench: Presented by guest speaker Louise Hunt
10:45 - 11:50 Breakout Sessions (choose during registration)
Option 1 Back to basics – getting it right in the Coroner’s Court: Presented by Richard Grimshaw and Gemma Roberts
Option 2 Pragmatism and Protection – how to deal with issues of criminal liability arising from inquests: Presented by Michelle Heeley QC
11:50 - 12:15 Refreshment Break
12:15 - 13:00 Where are we now with Article 2?: Presented by Adrian Keeling QC and Jake Rylatt
13:00 - 13:30 Making the most of Pre-Inquest Review Hearings: Presented by Richard Grimshaw and Jodie Kembery
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:15 Breakout Sessions (choose during registration)
Option 1 Hospital deaths – The Coroner’s approach: Presented by David Tyack
Option 2 Capacity and the Coroner: Presented by Ian Brownhill
 15:15 - 16:00 Lowering the standard: where does the decision in Maughan leave us? An update on the law of suicide and other inquest conclusions: Presented by Christopher Hopkins
 16:00 - 16:45 When things do not go as planned – judicial review and other remedies: Presented by James Dixon