Law Pod UK Episode 79: Causation in Inquests with Christopher Mellor
20 May 2019
In Episode 79 Emma-Louise Fenelon talks to Christopher Mellor about causation in inquests, and the findings of the Divisional Court in R (Chidlow) v HM Senior Coroner for Blackpool and Fylde  EWHC 581 (Admin).
This episode was recorded shortly before the Court of Appeal decision was handed down in R (Maughan) v HM S Coroner for Oxfordshire  EWCA Civ 809, upholding the civil standard of proof in relation to findings of suicide in inquests.
Dominic Ruck Keene has previously written about Maughan at first instance here and the Court of Appeal decision here.
Jeremy Hyam QC previously covered Maughan on the podcast in Episode 58 here.
The podcast also refers to the following cases (links to WestLaw):
R (Lewis) v HM Coroner for the Mid and North Division of Shropshire  EWCA Civ 1403;
R (Tainton) v R. (on the application of Tainton) v HM Senior Coroner for Preston and West Lancashire  EWHC 1396 (Admin)
R (Khan) v R. (on the application of Khan) v HM Coroner for West Hertfordshire  EWHC 302 (Admin)
R v Sellu  EWCA Crim 1716 CA
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