12KBW pupil Corinne Novell gives an update on this case and the outcome of the Court of Appeal hearing, in which challenges were brought with regard to Article 2 and seeking a fresh inquest.
New Guidelines for Lawyers Practising within the Coroners’ Court
New guidelines for legal professionals practising within the Coroners’ Courts have been published by the Bar Standards Board, the Solicitors Regulation Authority and CILEx Regulation. The new guidelines were introduced in response to concerns, particularly about the adversarial approach adopted by some lawyers. The key takeaways are summarised below.
Dove v HM Coroner for Teesside and Hartlepool  EWHC 1738 (Admin)
In this article, Richard Ive discusses the case of Dove v HM Coroner for Teesside and Hartlepool  EWHC 1738 (Admin), which raises important questions relating to Article 2 (the right to life).