5 Essex Court

Remi Reichhold

Call 2016

Inquests

Remi acts in sensitive and high-profile inquests including Article 2 inquests touching on police pursuits and deaths in custody. He co-authored the 5 Essex Court response to the Ministry of Justice and Department of Health and Social Care consultation on coronial investigations of stillbirths.

Recent coronial work includes acting for Chief Officers in inquests arising from (i) the restraint of a man with acute behavioural disturbance; (ii) the suicide of a young man shortly after a decision not to detain him under s.136 of the Mental Health Act 1983; and (iii) a young mother who went missing in 2003 and was never seen again despite a detailed and thorough police investigation and extensive proof of life enquiries.