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Dominic Kay QC

Call 1997 • QC 2017

"By far the best of the young silks in this area” “Exceptional in every way”
(Legal 500 2019 & Chambers & Partners 2020)

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


“A very strong advocate who is excellent with clients and easy to recommend.”

Legal 500, 2021

“He is technically superb but his impressive strength is seeing the big picture and being a very talented strategist. He manages clients expectations superbly. Senior judges sit up and listen when he speaks.”

Legal 500, 2021

“He is one of the leading health and safety barristers in the country.”; “He’s extremely intelligent and really gets into the detail on cases. He’s very good both on paper and on his feet in court.”; “He is absolutely amazing – fantastic in court and his wealth of knowledge is second to none.”

Chambers & Partners, 2021

“He truly understands environmental law and the technical detail, and he is an outstanding advocate who presents a compelling case.”

Legal 500, 2021

“Exceptional in every way. His approach towards clients is always absolutely on point, and he knows the law inside out yet manages to translate complex issues to something easily digestible to clients. He is brilliant in court and gets the results for his clients. I take any opportunity I can to put him on my teams’ cases as I know he will get the job done to the highest possible standards.”

Chambers & Partners, 2020

“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


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