Emma Zeb in a 4-week inquest into the death of Dorothea Hale

18th May 2021

Head of our Inquests team, Emma Zeb has been instructed by DAC Beachcroft in a 4-week inquest into the death of Dorothea Hale, a resident in 2006 at Grosvenor Care Home in Abertillery. The inquest started on 17th May 2021 at Newport Coroners Court.

Dorothea died at Nevil Hall Hospital in January 2007, and her death was investigated as part of the Flynn Review and Operation Jasmine, the £11.6m investigation into alleged abuse at six care homes in south Wales.

This case has attracted national coverage in the BBC News, read here

Emma specialises in very complex inquests including deaths in custody, care homes, psychiatric units, hospitals and homicide cases. She has a wealth of experience in all types of inquest from shorter yet difficult one day matters to multi-Interested Person, high profile cases, lasting 8 weeks or more, and many Article 2 cases before a Jury. Read more here.

Emma is outstanding – she does a lot of inquests and she is superb.”