Inquests in Clinical Negligence Cases

Invaluable information regarding inquests in clinical negligence cases

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Course Overview

This webinar looks at the legal and procedural aspects of inquests following deaths that may have been caused by negligent medical treatment. 

With reference to the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, barrister Aneurin Moloney of Hardwicke Chambers will provide viewers with a practical discussion regarding the purpose of an inquest, including when the inquest should be held.

Offering an invaluable insight into the role of the coroner and the implications of Article 2 ECHR, this course is ideal for clinical negligence practitioners of any level.

Consideration will also be given to the following topics and corresponding case law:

•  Substantive Duties
     o  R (Humderstone) v Legal Services Commission [2011]
     o  Lopes de Sousa Fernandes v Portugal [2017]
•  Investigative / Procedural Duties
•  The Pre-inquest Review
•  Costs
     o    Carla Douglas v Ministry of Justice and Care UK [2018]

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have a greater understanding of the procedure aspects involved, should an inquest be required in a clinical negligence case
  • • Be aware of the role of the coroner and various duties associated with inquests
  • • Be familiar with key case law relating to substantive duties and costs

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for clinical negligence practitioners of all levels including paralegals, trainees and qualified solicitors


About Instructor - Aneurin Moloney

Aneurin specialises in clinical negligence and personal injury claims. His clinical negligence practice covers a wide range of medical disciplines. He is regularly instructed in claims arising out of delays in diagnosing cancer, delays in diagnosing neurological conditions (such as stroke and subarachnoid haemorrhage), surgical errors, and hospital acquired infections.

Aneurin’s clinical negligence practice is largely focussed on clinical negligence claims, and he is a specialist in this area.  His practice is predominantly claimant based, although he is also instructed on behalf of NHS Trusts and individual doctors.

Aneurin handles a wide variety of personal injury claims from fast track work to the higher courts. He has particular experience in stress at work cases, but is also instructed in road trac accidents, occupiers’ liability claims, and EL/PL claims. His clinical negligence experience makes Aneurin well placed to deal with complex causation and quantum issues.Aneurin is instructed in product liability claims, and has particular experience in claims arising from defective medical products.

He has recently been instructed as junior counsel (led by Jacqueline Perry QC) in a series of cases arising out of the use of polypropylene mesh in medical devices.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    13 Page


  • Quiz


  • Price
  • £ 60