CILEX is committed to enhancing and supporting our members career aspirations and so we are working hard to make useful resources available to members interested in finding out more about becoming a Coroner.

Please see our bank of useful resources here: (please note these resources are being built so please check back regularly to see what’s new)

The Role of the Coroner and Coroners Officer in a nutshell

Coronial work shadowing: observing a day in the life of a coroner

In conversation with the Chief Coroner for England and Wales

Not sure if you have the right work/legal experience to be eligible to apply for a position as an Assistant Coroner? Check the legislation here.

A conversation with a Coroner – in this video a coroner provides oversight on their role and share insights on how behaving candidly and with transparency can boost the credibility of a witness.