Jury returns narrative in prison custody deathPark Square Barristers
A jury at the Coroners Court for County Durham and Darlington has found that multiple factors contributed to the death of Michael Smith, a prisoner at HMP Durham, following an inquest into his death. The Coroner indicated that he will be making a report to prevent future deaths.
Matthew Stanbury was instructed to represent an interested party at the Inquest.
Matthew Stanbury is a senior member of the Inquest team and is Ranked as Band 1 counsel for Administrative & Public Law, Civil Liberties & Human Rights and Band 3 for Inquests & Public Inquiries in Chambers & Partners 2023