INQUEST invites members of the INQUEST Lawyers Group (ILG) to register for this year’s online Annual Conference, presented over the course of four lunchtime sessions from 7 September - 28 September.

This 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. You can book to attend single sessions, or all sessions for a discounted rate.

Date and time



All events - multi booking price

Book all events for a discounted rate of £35-90

  • Thursday 7 September, 1-2pm
  • Thursday 14 September, 1-2pm
  • Thursday 21 September, 1-2pm
  • Thursday 28 September, 1-2pm

Details below


Thursday 7 September,


Inquest Law in Practice

Discussing disclosure, witnesses overseas, and expert evidence.

Speakers: Elliot Bannister of DPG Law, Alice Hardy of Bindmans and Merry Varney of Leigh Day 


Thursday 14 September,


Case Law Update

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

Speaker: Lily Lewis of Garden Court North




Thursday21 September,



Discussing legal aid funding/billing; civil claims post inquest; and implicated of fixed costs reforms on post inquest claims.

Speakers: Gemma Vine of Ison Harrison, Stephen Clark of Garden Court and Steven Simblet KC of Garden Court/PALG


Thursday 28 September,


HSE Investigations and Prosecutions

Discussing challenges in an HSE investigation; the different health and safety offences in prison, police and mental health settings; and the same in relation to an HSE prosecution. 

Speaker: Robert Stevenson of Park Square Barristers



  1. Barristers and Law firms: £25 per event or £90 for all four events (for one person)
  2. Law firms multi-event group booking discounted rate (for 2+ people attending all events): £80 per person
  3. Pupil Barristers and under three years in practice: £15 per event or £35 for all four events

With special thanks to all the speakers who have taken time out of their busy schedules to support the events and help raise funds for INQUEST.

All events will take place online on Teams. Links will be shared over email with those who booked, both when the booking is made and in the days prior to the event. People booking on behalf of others should forward the joining details to attendees.

If you have any issues with booking please email: [email protected]