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R (Nguyen) v Assistant Coroner for Inner West London

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan , Briony Ballard
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R (Nguyen) v Assistant Coroner for Inner West London
   
Issue: Whether, under s13 Coroners Act 1988, it was necessary or desirable in the interests of justice that another coronial investigation should be held where (i) the coroner had decided not to hear evidence from the parents’ expert; (ii) fresh expert evidence was credible and relevant to an issue of significance and (iii) allegations of coronial bias were raised.
   
Court: High Court, QBD, Divisional Court
   
Reference:   CO/1958/2021
   
Neutral Citation:   [2021] EWHC 3354 (Admin)
   
Judge(s): Bean LJ, Jay J
   
Date: 10 December 2021