The Cardiff inquest concerning kidney transplantations infected by parasitic worms in which George Hugh-Jones QC and Elliot Gold acted has concluded with a narrative verdict that both the deaths were the unintended consequences of necessary medical intervention.

Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is instructed by two parties in the ongoing, high-profile inquest into the death of two patients who received kidneys from a donor who had meningo-encephalitis of an unknown origin and subsequently died due to the transmission of a very rare parasitic worm, Halicephalobus gingivalis. 

Following an inquest into the death of Santosh Benjamin-Muthiah, who died in a fire in 2010, Coroner Andrew Walker has accepted recommendations put forward by Hertfordshire Trading Standards and London Fire Brigade.

George Hugh-Jones QC is representing one of the A and E doctors at the second “Mid-Staffordshire” inquest into the death of John Moore-Robinson.