Deans Court Chambers

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The team at Deans Court offer expertise as advisers and advocates in all areas of Inquest and Inquiry Law.


Additional Information

Members of the Inquest Team at Deans Court Chambers are regularly recognised by directories and clients for the excellent quality of service they provide in this area. We are widely acknowledged as being the leading set outside of London for both Inquest and Inquiry work.

Members regularly provide advice to, and represent, clients at inquests and inquiries throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Deans Court Chambers has a long-standing reputation for providing expertise at all levels in this area of law.

Members of the team have received instruction in many high profile inquests in recent years such as:

  • Dr Harold Shipman
  • Inquiry into Hyponatraemia Related Deaths in Northern Ireland
  • Barrow Legionnaires Outbreak
  • Cockermouth Floods - PC Barker Inquest
  • M56 Britannia Hotels Multiple Fatality Crash
  • Fleetwood Sand Yachting Fatality
  • Chester-le-Street/Dreamscape Fatalities
  • Samuel Linton Inquest.

Such is the strength, depth and range of experience within the team that we can offer genuinely skilled and knowledgeable Counsel in the field of coronial law.

Members of the team regularly act for families, trusts, CCG, Fire Services, Local Authorities, medical professionals, drivers and companies in the fields of construction, rail and transportation, in cases covering a vast range of complex legal and factual issues. These frequently include high profile Article 2 inquests.

Our Inquests team

Our Inquests Clerks

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