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I am very sorry to read of the above. This is quite correct that you will not be able to obtain a final death certificate until the coroner's inquest has concluded. However, you can ask the coroner for what is known as an interim death certificate whilst the inquest is taking place and you can use this to begin administration of your father's estate assuming you are the person who has been appointed as executor or administrator of his estate. You can also use the interim death certificate to notify the registrar of your father's death albeit as the registrar has explained, his death cannot be formally registered until such time as the inquest concludes. If probate is required in relation to his estate, you can also use an interim death certificate to apply for probate
I must say that I do not have very much experience in relation to coroners inquests. So far as I'm aware, there is no specific right of appeal in respect of the outcome of an inquest there it is possible to challenge the coroner's decision under judicial review so far as I'm aware that this can be extremely costly. It is possible to have representation at the inquest and if you have a particular interest in a particular outcome in respect of the inquest, it is likely to be worthwhile considering whether this is worthwhile as it is likely to be better to ensure appropriate representation of your interest at the inquest rather than seek to challenge in the outcome of the inquest by way of judicial review