Chief Coroner takes up Office

The Society welcomes HHJ Peter Thornton QC as the first Chief Coroner of England and Wales as he takes up his appointment today (17 September 2012). The Society also looks forward to working with the Chief Coroner and the Lord Chancellor on the coroner reform programme, and in particular to the implementation of substantial parts of the Coroner and Justice Act 2009 next year.

André Rebello - Hon Secretary