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Who's Who at Manchester Coroners Office

Coroners and Assistant Coroners in Manchester
As Manchester is a particularly busy jurisdiction, we have both a Senior Coroner and a full-time Area Coroner.  We also have a team of Assistant Coroners to provide support and cover absence.

Her Majesty's Senior Coroner              Mr Nigel Meadows

Her Majesty's Area Coroner                 Ms Fiona Borrill

Assistant Coroners                               Ms Angharad Davis, Ms Sally Hatfield QC, Mr Zak Golombek, Mrs Jean Harkin, Ms Sara Lewis, Mr Anthony Mazzag, Mr John Pollard,

                                                              Dr Rashid  Sohail, Mr Nick Stanage

The Coroners can be contacted via their PA, Ms Paula Crosby, at .


The Coroner's Office in Manchester 

Our Service Manager is Mr John Hudson ( , and the acting Deputy Manager is Mrs Allison Jones (

Mr Hudson is also the point of contact for Operation Newtown, the investigation of the Manchester Arena Bombings.

We have four groups of staff within the office:

  • Natural deaths team
  • Investigation and inquest team
  • Business support (includes secretarial services and risk and governance)
  • Court staff

All members of staff can be contacted using the main office phone line: 0161 219 2222 or the general email: 

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