• 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

  • Vacancy for Senior Coroner Greater Manchester North

    Senior Coroner Greater Manchester North Ref: C16166 Employer: Rochdale Borough Council Location: Phoenix Centre, L/Cpl Stephen Shaw MC Way (formerly Church Street) Heywood OL10 1LL Salary: £106,000 per annum inclusive of out of hours payments Salary Grade: Working Pattern: Full Time Working Hours: In accordance with…Read More

  • Vacancy Senior Coroner Dorset

    Senior Coroner for Dorset   Salary £103k pa (+ 5.5% pension supplement for members of the Local Government Pensions Scheme)   Dorset is a vibrant, award winning County which has developed a strong national and international presence. The area has…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

  • New Senior Coroner for West Yorkshire West

    Bradford Metropolitan District Council, as relevant authority, has today announced the appointment of Martin Fleming as senior coroner for the West Yorkshire (West) coroner area. The Chief Coroner has given his consent to this appointment as has the Lord Chancellor…Read More