Jessica regularly represents families and other interested persons at inquests. Her cases have included prison deaths, medical deaths, and deaths arising out of the failure of medical equipment, and she has a particular interest in cases concerning mental health care. She has experience acting in both Middleton and Jamieson inquests, and regularly advises on a wide range of issues of coronial law.
- Frances Thomas Inquest: Represented family at inquest highlighting the need for more effective online safeguards for schools following pupil’s suicide.
- Molly Russell Inquest: Represented family pro bono at high profile inquest exploring impact of Instagram on teen suicide.
- Tim Mason Inquest: Represented the family at inquest into the meningitis death of student who missed national vacination scheme.
Coroner in Molly Russell Inquest rules that Meta and Pinterest must send executives to give evidence in person - Sep 2022
Coroner recommends minimum standards for effective online safeguards for schools following Frances Thomas Inquest - Oct 2021
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Spring 2021 – Issue 9 - Jul 2021
Women’s History Month : Reflections from 1COR - Mar 2021
Coroner in Molly Russell Inquest concerned that more children at risk - Feb 2021
Get insight from Leanne Woods and Jessica Elliott at AvMA’s Clinical Negligence: Law Practice and Procedure 2021 - Jan 2021
Disclosure of images made in advance of the inquest into Molly Russell’s death - Sep 2020
Congratulations on our Six Members appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel - Aug 2020
Coroner orders Social Media Companies to provide Data in Molly Russell Inquest - Nov 2019
Jess Elliott represents family at inquest exploring impact of Instagram on teen suicide - Mar 2019
Jessica Elliott represents family at inquest into meningitis death of student who missed national vaccination scheme - Oct 2018
David Hart QC and Jessica Elliott in the Court of Appeal regarding Japanese Knotweed - Jun 2018
David Hart QC and Jessica Elliott successful in utilities appeal - Jan 2018
Jessica Elliott successful in judicial review of consultation exercise - Nov 2017
We send a team to annual charity beach volleyball tournament organised by our Brighton Chambers - Jul 2015