Inquests - Healthcare professionals

Our solicitors can provide specialist representation to healthcare professionals who are called to give evidence before Coroner’s inquests. If you have received a letter requiring your attendance at an inquest or you are concerned that your organisation my have an interest in the outcome of an inquest, contact our regulatory team for advice on 0203 816 9274.

Stephensons are regularly instructed to act for clients in connection with Coroner’s inquests. We have experience of acting for acting on behalf of insurers, acting on behalf of healthcare organisations and acting for individual doctors and nurses who have been called to give evidence by Coroners. 

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Our experience

We appreciate that being required to give evidence at an inquest can be a very daunting process. We also recognise that whilst Coroners will not formally assign blame, their findings can give rise to civil litigation, criminal prosecution or referrals to professional regulatory bodies. We have experience of guiding clients through the process, protecting their best interests and advising on the implications of Coroner’s verdicts. 

If you would like to discuss issues surrounding an inquest in confidence with one of our specialist solicitors, please contact us on 0203 816 9274. You can also complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you directly.

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