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05 Oct 2017

Medico-Legal Conference


Date 05 Oct 2017
Time 13:00 - 17:00
Location Law Society House, 96 Victoria Street, Belfast


Medico-Legal Conference

The Coroners Service for Northern Ireland in conjunction with the Northern Ireland State Pathologist’s Office invites you to a unique series of presentations:

“Everything you always wanted to know about death investigation - but were afraid to ask”

Thursday 5 October 2017, 1pm – 5pm

Law Society House, Belfast

Opening remarks - The Honourable Mrs Justice Keegan

(Presiding Coroner for Northern Ireland)

Introduction to the Coroners Service –Mr J McCrisken

(Coroner for Northern Ireland)

The post-mortem examination – Dr James Lyness

(State Pathologist for Northern Ireland)

Neuro-pathology – Dr Brian Herron

(Consultant Neuro-pathologist)

Toxicology analysis – Ms Amy Quinn

(Forensic Science Northern Ireland)

Road traffic collision investigation – Mr Emerson Callendar

(Forensic Science Northern Ireland)

Mass fatality planning in Northern Ireland – Mr P McGurgan

(Coroner for Northern Ireland)

If you would like to attend this event please contact Denise Nash before 28 September 2017 by telephoning 028 9044 6835 or by e-mail at If you have any queries in advance of the event Mrs Nash or one of the Coroners Service team will be happy to address these.

There is likely to be considerable interest in this event and early booking is recommended.

This event may attract 4 CPD points for solicitors subject to confirmation by the Law Society.


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