James Dixon

Viewing: Inquests, Public Inquiries and Coronial Law for James Dixon

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.
Notable Cases
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)

Latest News & Publications

James Dixon of No5 Barristers' Chambers represented the family of Mr Shaun Dewey at an Inquest which found failings in the care for a remand prisoner at HMP Bristol....

Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019
Counsel is forming part of the team representing protesters at Anderton Park School....

Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019
Counsel represents family at inquest critical of Home office and Ministry of Justice...

Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018