Masters of the Bench
Prof Fiona Wilcox
Full Title: Prof Fiona WilcoxCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 26.11.2019
Call Date: 11.10.2007
Professor Fiona Wilcox is HM Senior Coroner for Inner West London, in post since April 2011. She is an Honorary Clinical Professor, of the William Harvey Research Unit, QMUL. She is dual qualified in law (called in 2008) and medicine (qualified in 1986) and a Fellow and Vice-President of the FFLM. She is Chair of the Medico-legal committee of the Coroners' Society of England and Wales, and Joint Chair of the Cadre of Coroners with special interest and training in the management of mass fatality incidents and disaster victim identification. She teaches widely, including on the Masters Degree in Forensic Medicine at QMUL, Coroners' Continuation Training, Middle Temple, Bart's Anatomy Society, the police, and the Paediatric Law and Ethics course at Imperial etc. She sits on the Death Investigation Group, the Pathology Delivery Board and the Histopathology Working Group.
She trained as a doctor at the Medical College of St Bartholomew's Hospital and was a GP in the East End of London before retraining as a barrister. She practiced in Criminal Law, and Professional Negligence based at Lamb Building and held Assistant Coroner positions in Inner South, East and North London and Kent.
She is an Apothecary and relaxes walking her giant dog.