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Parklane Plowden

Inquests & Public Inquiries

3 ranked barristersBand 2The Regions (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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Parklane Plowden is trusted by bereaved families, corporate bodies and government departments to represent them in inquests. Members are particularly well equipped to handle inquests arising from deaths in custody, care homes, NHS hospitals and other institutions. Their work regularly touches on complex medical issues, and the barristers are notably experienced in sensitive matters concerning self-inflicted deaths.

Client service:

Michael Stubbs leads a team of clerks who, in the words of an instructing solicitor, "are always happy to help and bend over backwards to make things easier for you."

Strengths:

Georgina Nolan
Georgina Nolan has a wealth of experience acting for and advising families, public bodies and commercial organisations in Article 2 inquests, particularly those involving deaths in custody, or involving allegations of medical negligence.
"She has an amazing client manner in stressful and traumatic circumstances." "She is a very respected barrister whose work is very impressive."

Strengths:

Leila Benyounes
Leila Benyounes leads the inquest group in chambers and specialises in inquests and clinical negligence. As a member of the Attorney General's A Panel, she is frequently sought after to handle Article 2 jury inquests, particularly those arising from hospital deaths or involving sensitive mental health issues.
"She is extremely well organised, extremely thorough and will explore every area of a case." "She is responsive, attentive and a fantastic communicator."

Strengths:

Richard Copnall
Richard Copnall draws strength to his inquests practice through his experience of handling clinical negligence cases. He has a varied practice but is particularly adept at handling inquests that involve allegations of medical negligence, typically representing bereaved family members.
"He's a very good advocate and is able to calmly and ably explain things in a sensitive manner." "He is well prepared and his ability to deal with a lot of evidence is impressive."

Inquests & Public Inquiries

Parklane Plowden

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Location

19 Westgate

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 2RD

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Georgina Nolan
Band 2
Leila Benyounes
Band 2
Richard Copnall
Band 2