Sam is a specialist in coronial law.
He is regularly instructed in inquests and inquiries for, individual interested persons, for public/corporate bodies, and families. His experience includes. ‘Article 2’ inquests following deaths in prison, after police contact or in psychiatric detention. Sam has experience of inquests following death in custody, in a health setting, in the work place, in a holiday or leisure setting and transport -related deaths. His recent experience includes a high-profile case involving a man who had committed suicide following significant failures in his psychiatric care, and a patient who died in hospital in which a finding of neglect was made.
In HM Coroner County Durham & Darlington  EWHC 3688 (Admin), Sam successfully made an application by Mr Andrew Tweddle (Senior Coroner for the Coroner area of County Durham Darlington) with the fiat of the Attorney‑General. The question was whether the existence of new information should result in the matter being remitted.
He is also routinely instructed to advise upon and act in public inquiries, in particular inquiries arising from catastrophic health and safety failures in public bodies that have resulted in fatalities and serious injuries.
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