About Us

Welcome to the Centre for Contemporary Coronial Law

The Centre for Contemporary Coronial Law is a unique research and training centre based within the University of Bolton. The centre aims to provide a unique area of legal education and research and to foster research synergies across the university and externally, to gain research funding, actively undertake and publish research and to liaise with the Coroner’s Society and the Chief Coroner. In particular, its professional development short courses provide vital training for anyone who professionally interacts with the coronial service, death investigations and inquests. Overall, the centre aims to promote good coronial law and practice.