H.M. Coroner's Office for Leicester City & South Leicestershire

HM Senior Coroner deals with deaths when the body is within Leicester City and South Leicestershire.

The law states that certain types of deaths must be reported to the Coroner and some cases may result in an investigation with or without an Inquest.

This website contains information that will help you know what to expect when the Coroner is involved with a death.

As well as a summary of the role of the Senior Coroner and an overview of the Inquest process you will find a list of upcoming Inquests and signposts to external agencies for further information or support.

If you have been summoned to be a juror at the Coroner's Court, you will find useful information on the Jury Service page.

For information regarding treasure, please have a look at our treasure page, alternatively please email us at treasure.coroner@leicester.gov.uk.

If you require further advice or information, then please contact the office.

Guidance on the expiration of the Coronavirus Act 2020

The easements introduced with the Coronavirus Act 2020 expired at midnight on 24th March 2022. To access local guidance for practitioners, for examples; death certification and registration please‚Äč click here.

The Coroner's Court,
Town Hall,
Town Hall Square,
Leicester,
LE1 9BG

Email: leicester.coroner@leicester.gov.uk

Telephone: 0116 454 1030