They have provided excellent training on a number of areas. The set are approachable and always happy to help. They are excellent communicators and I would not hesitate to recommend the set, particularly in relation to health & safety matters and inquests.


“We regularly instruct counsel from this chambers and the clerks are always very helpful. They are happy to move the diary around to accommodate listings which is appreciated. They have also held conferences to keep up to date in case law.” Legal 500 2022


St John’s Buildings have an experienced and expert Inquests team. The team is led by Andrew Bridgman, who is also an Assistant Coroner and includes experts who are accustomed to providing support and representation through the inquest or public inquiry process.

Clients include:

We have specific expert knowledge in relation to clinical negligence, death in custody and unlawful killing, drawn from our group of barristers who regularly handle Inquests and those involved in the process.

Our expertise extends to Human Rights arguments and we are experts in public and administrative law, regulatory and criminal law and personal injury and clinical negligence law.

Contact the clerks by email at, or on 0161 214 1500 for more information.