Naomi is an experienced advocate in the inquest arena. Naomi is regularly instructed to represent a range of interested parties including public bodies, private companies and families. She has experience in both jury inquests and Article 2 inquests.
Naomi is experienced in providing representation at both inquests and pre-inquests reviews. She quickly identifies issues to ensure effective case management and the management of potential Regulation 28 (Reports to Prevent Future Deaths) issues. Naomi is happy to advice in conference at any stage of the proceedings.
From her work as a ‘Junior Junior’ for the Government Legal Department, she has a wealth of experience in inquests involving prisons. Naomi is also regularly instructed on behalf of healthcare providers within prisons and so has a wealth of experience
Naomi regularly provides seminars and lecture on Coronial law, having recently provided a seminar to over 100 delegates.
- An inquest touching upon the death of a supported living resident following the ingestion by them of cleaning fluid. The issues were the procedure surrounding the storage and use of the cleaning products, and the delay taken in calling the emergency services. Naomi represented the supported living provider.
- An inquest touching upon the death of a young person with complex physical and mental health issues. Naomi represented the attending paramedic who amended the records following his contact with the deceased.
- An inquest touching upon the death of a patient in hospital following the failure to identify an acute haemorrhage on the brain. Naomi represented the radiology company who were engaged in reviewing scans.
- An inquest touching upon the death of a care home resident. Concerns were raised over the medication procedure in the care home and the communication between the care home and the relevant GP practice.
- An inquest touching upon the death of a student in student accommodation. Naomi represented the University. Issues included the contact between the student and the university and policies and procedures surrounding mental health wellbeing.
- An inquest touching upon the death of a passenger at an airport abroad. Concerns were raised about the process following the disembarkation of passengers and the policies/procedures in place to assist passengers abroad. Naomi represented the airline.
- An inquest following the death of a patient in hospital following the administration of a morphine overdose. Naomi represented the nurse who administered the dose.