Robert Dacre

Robert Dacre

Year of call: 2013
For enquiries please call: 020 7353 5324 or email vcard cv linkedin save

Inquests & Public Inquiries

Robert has a wealth of experience representing medical professionals at inquests, including Article 2 type inquests and inquests before a jury. His recent experience includes:

  • Representing a consultant obstetrician who faced criticism from an expert for her interpretation of fetal heart rate in a case involving a baby who died shortly after birth. The case involved cross-examination of two experts, and of other involved professionals. The Coroner made no criticism of Robert’s client;
  • Representing a general practitioner who had prescribed the combined oral contraceptive pill to a woman who subsequently died of a pulmonary embolism;
  • Representing a general practitioner who agreed to the granting of a firearms license to a man with historic depression who later committed suicide;
  • Representing a consultant surgeon working in a private hospital who faced criticism in respect of post-operative complications;
  • Representing a consultant psychiatrist in relation to a patient who committed suicide after discharge from hospital;
  • Representing a nurse who faced criticism for failure to perform CPR on a patient who was in cardiac arrest.


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