Inquests in Interesting Times Webinar - Jun 2020
Christopher Mellor has a civil and public law practice, specialising in medically related matters, including: healthcare regulatory law, clinical negligence, inquests and public inquiries.
He has extensive experience in medical disciplinary and regulatory work (e.g. MPTS hearings; before the GDC and NMC; and in Trust disciplinary hearings); in high-value clinical negligence claims (acting for both claimants and defendants); in complex and long-running inquests (including in a custodial setting); in cases involving medical treatment decisions (including emergency injunctions and declarations); and in other medical law related matters.
He has been instructed in a number of high profile GMC cases, including GMC v Dr Andrew Wakefield and others (the prosecution of the three doctors involved in the research connected with the MMR debate), and in judicial review proceedings brought against the GMC.
As regards his work in public inquiries, he was Junior Council for the West Midlands Strategic Health Authority in the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry chaired by Robert Francis QC.View full profile »
Christopher Mellor and Emma-Louise Fenelon represent different GPs in Prince Fosu Inquest into death at Harmondsworth IRC - Feb 2020
Caroline Cross, Christopher Mellor and Matthew Flinn instructed in complex inquest - Nov 2019
Law Pod UK Ep 79: Causation in Inquests - May 2019
The End, the Beginning of the End or the End of the Beginning: Erasure, Remediation and Rights of Appeal in Disciplinary Proceedings - Nov 2018
Christopher Mellor acts in long-running Inquest into death following police restraint - Jul 2018
Christopher Mellor acted for an interested person in the Inquest into the death of 15-year-old schoolgirl, Tallulah Wilson - Jan 2014
Christopher Mellor’s podcast on the proposed Duty of Candour for the NHS - Jun 2013
Members of 1COR acted in the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust Public Inquiry - Feb 2013
1 Crown Office Row appears on both sides of the Professor Walker-Smith appeal - Mar 2012
GMC’s findings of fact re Dr Wakefield announced - Feb 2010