• Her Majesty's Birthday Honours 2017

    The Society congratulates Sir Peter Thornton on his knighthood awarded in Her Majesty’s birthday honours His Honour Peter Ribblesdale THORNTON Lately Chief Coroner. For services to the Administration of Justice and the Coroner Service. (London)…Read More

  • Assistant Coroner for London East Area - Vacancy

    Assistant  Coroner for London East Area Remuneration – fee paid, in the region of £375 per day. On an ad-hoc basis This is an exciting opportunity to support the work of the senior coroner in the busy coronial jurisdiction covering five…Read More

  • Police and Crime Act 2017 - Deprivation of Liberty Authorisation (DoLs) no longer classified as state detention from 3rd April 2017

    Police and Crime Act 2017 - Deprivation of Liberty Authorisation (DoLs) no longer classified as state detention from 3rd April 2017 Section 178: Coroners’ investigations into deaths: meaning of “state detention” (applies to England and Wales) Provisions commencing on 3rd…Read More

  • Appointment of the Chief Coroner of England and Wales

    The Lord Chief Justice, after consultation with the Lord Chancellor, has appointed His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft QC as the Chief Coroner of England and Wales with effect from 1 October 2016 for a three-year term. He will take over…Read More

  • Michael John Clement Burgess, CVO, OBE

    Michael John Clement Burgess, CVO, OBE London Gazette 11th June 2016 CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD St. James’s Palace, London SW1 11 June 2016 THE QUEEN has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of  the Celebration of Her…Read More

  • Birthday Honours 2016

    The Society send its congratualtions to all recipients of Honours but in particular Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Professor Susan Margaret BLACK, OBE FRSEDirector, The Centre for Anatomy and Human Sue Black Identification,…Read More

  • Congratulations on being appointed Queen's Counsel

    The Society sends its hearty congratulations to Bridget Maura Dolan QC, Dr Simon Fox QC and to Peter Skelton QC whose appointments have been approved by Her Majesty the Queen   André Rebello - Hon Secretary 11th January 2016…Read More

  • New Years Honours 2016

    Laura Margaret LOGAN-WOOD MBEhas been made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for her work in the voluntary service in Chelmsford Essex. She has been the coordinator of the Coroners' Court Support Service in…Read More

  • Queen's Birthday Honours

    The Society congratulates our colleague Howard WAY OBE, a Detective Inspector in the Metropolitan Police Service who has been made an Officer of the most excellent order of the British Empire for services to Disaster Victim Identification. &…Read More

  • New Year's Honours 2015

    The Society sends its hearty congratulations to    (Bill) William James ARMSTRONG OBE  Lately Senior Coroner for Norfolk. For services to the Bereaved and to charity and   Dr (Bill)  William LAWLER OBE Forensic Pathologist. For services to the Police…Read More