5 Essex Court

Amy Clarke

Call 2010

Inquests

Amy has extensive experience of appearing at Coroners Courts around the country, primarily for police forces and NHS Trusts and is regularly instructed on jury inquests and cases engaging Article 2 of the ECHR.

Amy undertook a secondment in the inquest team at a leading firm of solicitors in 2016, which has given her invaluable insight into the specific needs of NHS clients.  Amy regularly advises on Serious Incident and Root Cause Analysis reports, as well as providing representation at inquests.

Amy has recently been instructed on cases involving cardiac arrest following positional asphyxia, delayed attendance by police officers to a scene where a member of the public had committed suicide, absconsion from custody, detention under the Mental Health Act 1983,  levels of observation on an acute psychiatric ward, advice given by the NHS 111 service, a neonatal death arising from failures in midwifery care, delayed diagnosis of sepsis, the failure of a cardiac device, delay in conveyance to hospital, and many cases involving geriatric death following falls in care homes and hospitals.