Inquests

Robert regularly appears in coroners courts around the country for families, GPs, Hospital Trusts, Prisons or other Interested Persons.  He is presently instructed as counsel to the coroner in the Inquest into the death of Alexander Perepilichnyy heard at the Old Bailey before the Recorder of London in June 2017 and scheduled to continue in Autumn 2017.

Selected Cases

  • Re Caixia Sun (2018): Inquest into death of Caixia Sun after she was crushed against a car whilst attending an event at her son’s school.
  • Re Alexander Perepilichnyy (2017): Inquest into the sudden death of Russian Alexander Perepilichnyy who is alleged to have been a whistleblower in a large scale fraud.
  • Re Felicity Verallo-Robbins (2017): Inquest into the death of seven hour old baby following multiple issues in her pre and post-partum care which were avoidable.  Robert represented the parents.
  • Re: Inquest into the death of SM (2016): Inquest into the death of a young boy found hanged at the family home.  SM had attended A&E 3 weeks previously after being found claiming to want to throw himself in front of cars.  Robert represented a Consultant Psychiatrist.
  • Re: Rashda Patel (2016): Inquest into the death of a young mother with placenta percreta after failed interventional radiology following the birth of her child by Caesarean Section.
  • Re Emily Titterington (2015): Inquest into death of 16 year old who died from a constipation induced heart-attack who was alleged to have a phobia of using the toilet, represented the family’s GP.
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