INQUEST invites members of the INQUEST Lawyers Group (ILG) to register for this year’s online Annual Conference presented over the course of five lunchtime sessions from 11 May – 30 June.

Please note, this event is for ILG members only, to encourage participation and open discussion.

This is a paid for event and all funds go towards helping INQUEST’s vital work.

Book all events here for a discounted rate of £40-80 

Date and time

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Book all events for a discounted rate of £40-80

  • Wednesday 11 May, 1-2pm
  • Wednesday 18 May, 1-2pm
  • Thursday 16 June, 1-2pm
  • Thursday 23 June, 1-2pm
  • Thursday 30 June, 1-2pm

Details below

Wednesday 11 May,

1-2pm

Article 2 Update

Domestic and ECtHR Article 2 case law update, including:

  • "Rabone: where are(n't) we now?" (Morahan, Dove, Richards, Boyce).
  • State responsibility for dangerous/hazardous activities (Richards, Kotilainen v Finland, Nicolae Virgiliu Tănase v Romania).
  • Domestic Article 2 conclusions (Ginn, Mays).
  • Arguing domestic homicide cases (Kurt v Austria, Grice).
  • Article 2 and jurisdiction in extraterritorial armed conflict (Hanan v Germany, Georgia v Russia (II).

Speaker: Jesse Nicholls of Matrix Chambers

Wednesday 18 May,

1-2pm

Case law Update

Domestic case law update: recent decisions, trends and issues to look out for.

Speakers: Kate Stone, Lily Lewis and Ciara Bartlam of Garden Court North

Thursday 16 June,

1-2pm

Police Anonymity

  • An increase in anonymity applications – what does that mean for inquests and how to meet the challenges these applications pose?
  • The impact of anonymity on the family, media, wider public confidence, and open justice.
  • Dissemination of inquest materials to the media.

Speakers: Jude Bunting Q.C. of Doughty Street Chambers and Elliot White of DPG Law

Thursday 23 June,

1-2pm

How to run an inquest in 2022

  • Exploring the changes to Exceptional Case Funding for inquests.
  • How to manage hybrid/remote hearings including practical tips for matters such as client care when the client is joining remotely.
  • Exploring technological advances in electronic bundling, and file sharing.
  • Other helpful tips for running an inquest in 2022.

Speakers: Anna Thwaites (Bindmans), Alice Hardy (Hodge, Jones and Allen), Mira Hammad (Garden Court North), Gemma Vine (Ison Harrison)

Thursday 30 June,

1-2pm

Key Note - Deborah Coles

Lack of accountability and learning after state related deaths, why we need a national oversight mechanism, and how ILG members can help.

Speaker: Deborah Coles, Executive Director of INQUEST

Tuesday 12 July,

6-7:30pm

Free Seminar on Acute Behavioural Disturbance

The history and understanding of ABD in the contexts of inquests. (Further details to follow)

Speakers: Raju Bhatt (Bhatt Murphy), Dr Nat Cary (Consultant Forensic Psychologist), Dr Maurice Lipsedge (Emeritus Consultant Psychiatrist), Ifeanyi Odogwu (Matrix Chambers), Gus Silverman (Irwin Mitchell)

Following the conference, you will also receive details for this free event:

Tuesday 12 July, 6-7:30pm

Free Seminar on Acute Behavioural Disturbance

The history and understanding of ABD in the contexts of inquests. (Further details to follow)

Speakers: Raju Bhatt (Bhatt Murphy), Dr Nat Cary (Consultant Forensic Psychologist), Dr Maurice Lipsedge (Emeritus Consultant Psychiatrist), Ifeanyi Odogwu (Matrix Chambers), Gus Silverman (Irwin Mitchell)

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Pupil Barristers and under three years in practice

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Barristers & Law Firms (2+ attendees discount)

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Extras

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Optional additional donation to INQUEST

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