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Dominic Kay QC

Call 1997 • QC 2017

"Outstanding and in high demand." "He is by far the best of the young silks in this area."
(Legal 500 2017)

Inquests & Public Inquiries

Selected Cases

  • Acting on behalf of a property company at the inquest into the death of a 7-year-old boy crushed to death by electric gates.
  • Acting on behalf of a company at the inquest into a triple fatality caused by carbon monoxide in a storage container on a building site.
  • Acting on behalf of a construction company at the inquest into the death of a 4-year-old boy who died after a stone mantelpiece became detached from a wall, crushing him.
  • Representing a landowner at whose property the 4-year-old son of tenants drowned in a septic tank.
  • Representing a gate installer at inquest into death of a young girl crushed to death by electric gates.
  • Representing an outdoor pursuits company following the death of a customer who capsized in a canoe whilst under the company’s supervision.
  • Representing a care provider at the inquest into the death of an elderly care home resident who died after being given two insulin overdoses by nurses.
  • Acting on behalf of a leisure company at the inquest into the drowning of a young boy in Wolverhampton.
  • Representing leisure company at inquest into drowning of young girl in Essex.
  • Representing a fairground operator at inquest into the death of a child struck by a rollercoaster.
  • Representing a leisure centre operator at the inquest into the death of a swimmer who drowned in a swimming pool whilst no lifeguards were present.
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Recommendations


“Outstanding and in high demand.”

Legal 500, 2017

“By far the best of the young silks in this area.”

Chambers & Partners

“Dominic Kay has outstanding knowledge and experience of this niche area of law. He is an excellent advocate, down-to-earth and has a commonsensical approach.”

Chambers & Partners

“He takes a dynamic approach and is always looking for an innovative solution.”

Chambers & Partners

“A very client-focused, pragmatic and level-headed kind of guy.”

Chambers & Partners

“Quality performances in a number of high-profile health and safety cases.”

Chambers & Partners

“His down-to-earth approach is highly appealing to the Bench and wins him the respect of the market.”

Chambers & Partners

“An excellent technician, who knows the law backwards.”

Legal 500

“A very sharp mind, and gets to the root of the issue quickly.”

Legal 500

“A pragmatic, tactful and commercially aware barrister, who is excellent with judges.”

Legal 500


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