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13 February 2019

Coroner McGurgan speaks to Clinical Negligence Practitioner’s Group

Paddy Mullarkey, Chair of the Law Society of Northern Ireland's, Clinical Negligence Management Board welcomed Patrick McGurgan, Coroner to Law Society House. 

Coroner McGurgan spoke to members of the solicitor profession on 'Death Reporting to the Coroner’s Office and a decision to hold an inquest'.

The seminar is the second in a series organised by the Clinical Negligence Practitioner’s Group.

Patrick McGurgan qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and was a partner/director in the firm of Gus Campbell Solicitors in Portadown and Armagh from 1996 until 2016. He previously held roles as the Vice- Chairman of St. Patrick’s PS Board of Governors, Chairman of the Northern Ireland Social Care Council Disciplinary Committee, Chairman of the Civil Legal Aid Appeals Committee, Chairman of the Police Appeals Tribunal, Traffic Penalty Adjudicator, Chairman of the Northern Ireland Boy’s Football Association Disciplinary Committee. He has completed the Advanced Advocacy Course and the Law Society Mediation Course in addition to the Collaborative law Course.

He currently sits on the Management Committee of the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium.

He was sworn into the office of Coroner on 6th April 2016. 



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