Modern Challenges of Major Inquests & Inquiries

Thank you to all who came to listen to our speakers highlight some of the major challenges, issues and lessons to be learnt from major inquests and inquiries. Interesting points were raised by our panelists and the audience regarding issues of funding, jury involvement and composition of panels in inquiries. Special thank you to our speakers and chairs mentioned below, who could all offer unique insight based on their extensive insight having been involved in many of the major inquests and inquiries.

A panel discussion chaired by Sir Neil Garnham, Dame Christina Lambert and Peter Skelton QC
follows talks by Matthew Hill, Emma Louise Fenelon and Gideon Barth.


Wednesday, 25th April 2018


Arundel House
Arundel St

Nearest tube: Temple
Nearest station: Blackfriars or Waterloo


 5.30pm: Registration.

6pm: Introduction

‘Major Inquiries & Inquests’ by Matthew Hill

‘Secrecy, Anonymity & Public Information’ by Emma Louise Fenelon

‘When are Inquiries and Inquests Granted?’ by Gideon Barth

7pm: Panel discussion

7.30pm: Drinks Reception

The handout from this event is available to download here: 1COR Truth Justice Accountability Seminar Handout 25.4.18

Law Pod UK have released three episodes from this seminar which you an listen to below or on your favourite podcast platform.

Law Pod UK Ep. 35: Lessons from Bloody Sunday and Hillsborough

Law Pod UK Ep. 36: Secrecy, Anonymity and Public Information

Law Pod UK Ep. 37: Establishing public inquiries and reopening inquests 

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This seminar is accredited for 1 CPD Hour.