In an inquest before HM Senior Coroner for West Sussex, Dr Anton van Dellen represented Alison Lapper.
The inquest was heard over four days before being adjourned. Anton made an application for a psychiatrist, Dr Richard Duffett, to be added as an Interested Person. The inquest will resume on 12 January 2021 and is listed for a further three days. There has been extensive press coverage:
Alison Lapper’s teenage son died after taking heroin, inquest hears | Daily Mail Online
Worthing’s Parys Lapper inquest adjourned after psychiatrist becomes ‘person of interest’ | Worthing Herald
My son was failed by the NHS, artist tells inquest | News | The Times
Disabled artist Alison Lapper breaks down as she says son killed by heroin overdose struggled with bullying trauma (thesun.co.uk)
Teen son of artist Alison Lapper ‘died in hotel room after taking heroin’ inquest told – Mirror Online
Teen son of artist Alison lapper died in hotel room after taking heroin inquest told – YouTube
Inquest begins into death of Alison Lapper’s son Parys | The Argus
Alison Lapper’s teenage son Parys died in hotel room after taking heroin – Staffordshire Live (staffordshire-live.co.uk)
‘Miracle Millennium baby’ Parys Lapper ‘badly let down’ after overdosing in Worthing hotel | Worthing Herald
Ground News – Worthing’s Parys Lapper inquest adjourned after psychiatrist becomes ‘person of interest’
Alison Lapper’s teenage son died after taking heroin, inquest hears | EXPRESS INFORMER
Alison Lapper's teenage son died after taking heroin, inquest hears | Celebrity Tidings
Barrister on this case – Dr Anton van Dellen
Dr Anton van Dellen has experience in a wide range of defamation proceedings, ranging from pre-action advice to fully contested High Court claims and appeals up to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He also has sound experience in bringing Judicial Reviews and appeals against a wide range of public authorities, challenging decisions for being unlawful, irrational and/or failing to follow published guidance. High Net Worth clients are represented by Dr Anton van Dellen in a range of litigation involving disputes over assets.