Over half a century later it’s still in the interest of justice to order a fresh inquest

Frost v HM Coroner for West Yorkshire (Eastern District) [2019] EWHC 1100, 8 May 2019

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

View our subscription options

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Related briefings

Damages of £5,000 for delay to an Art 2 inquest

By Bridget Dolan QC Jordan v The Chief Constable of the PSNI [2019] NICA 61. 15 November 2019 (judgment here) The latest instalment of the long running Pearse Jordan inquest saga provides an important warning to all coroners and other public bodies involved in Article 2 investigations where there is delay in coming to inquest […]

Article 2 and deaths in the community: The sequel

By Bridget Dolan QC R (Lee) v HM Assistant Coroner for Sunderland [2019] EWHC 3227 (Admin) 12.9.19 (judgment here) Regular readers of our blog will recall this case dealing with the tricky issue of whether Art 2 obligations are engaged when a person dies whilst receiving psychiatric care in the community. (See the earlier blog […]

The meaning of death

By Bridget Dolan QC Namiq v Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust [2020] EWCA (14.2.20) judgment here Readers of this blogger’s generation will already know that the answer to the Meaning of Life is 42. The Court of Appeal have now addressed a question too momentous for even Douglas Adams to tackle – what is the […]

A detained patient dying from malnutrition in hospital clearly looks like neglect

By Bridget Dolan QC R (Lewis) v Senior Coroner for North West Kent [2020] EWHC (12 February 2020) judgment here A coroner who chooses not to give reasons for a controversial decision may as well hand the aggreived interested person their acknowledgement of service for the forthcoming judicial review claim along with the record of […]

Stalking Protection Act 2019: Statutory guidance

By Elliot Gold Statutory guidance on what police need to do under the Stalking Protection Act 2010, which introduced Stalking Protection Orders. The Home Office states that this is statutory guidance on how to approach applying for a Stalking Protection Order and that the information may also help those working for other criminal justice agencies, […]

Latest Briefings

5 tips for spearheading adoption of new legal

Artificial intelligence, cloud computing, software as a service (SaaS), machine learning. Just a few of the most commonly heard terms associated with the raft of new technologies now disrupting the legal industry. But, no matter your enthusiasm or ambition, successfully implementing new technology and ensuring its adoption can be a huge challenge. Many projects end […]

BVI Commercial Court holding virtual hearings amidst Covid-19 pandemic

By Mark J. Forte At this time of great uncertainty, we hope it is useful to offer you an update on the operation of the BVI litigation market. The BVI Commercial Court has introduced proactive measures to ensure minimal interruption to its operations, whilst ensuring public health is not jeopardized. BVI has therefore moved to […]

Covid-19: what does it mean for pension schemes?

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented pressures on cashflow for the business community and global stock markets have suffered significant falls over the last few days. Against this backdrop pension schemes (whether defined benefit or defined contribution) face their own challenges.

CEE: EU & Competition Monthly Bulletin – March 2020

Stay informed about the latest developments in competition law in Central and Eastern Europe with Schoenherr’s multi-jurisdictional newsletter. Each issue offers insight into developments in merger control, anti-trust, as well as public and private enforcement in the region.

Recommended

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

View our subscription options

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here