Ceri Widdett

Call 1994


‘Highly recommended for discrimination and whistleblowing matters.’

The Legal 500 2018/19
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Ceri is regularly instructed to represent interested persons in inquests.

Ceri’s practice is largely advocacy based. She has experience of representing healthcare professionals, families, police officers and prison officers. She understands the unique demands of the Coroner’s Court and is able to provide effective representation with a clear understanding of the implications for families and professionals.

Ceri’s background in healthcare work is extensive. She originally trained as a Registered General Nurse and has particular insight into the practices within the NHS.

Ceri is a National Trainer for In Practice that provides training to the NHS, private healthcare providers, professional associations and pharmaceutical companies. Ceri specialises in training on using root cause analyses methodology in incident investigation from an initial understanding of the legal and factual context, through to information collection, analysis, the report, and writing a final action plan.

Ceri has provided inquest training to a number of organisations, including the Prison Officers’ Association, The Royal College of Midwives and The Royal National Lifeboat Institute.