Dr Allen in HIGH WYCOMBE
All matters pertaining to adult general psychiatry • Special interest in drug- & alcohol-related issues & those involving putative automatism • Experience in assessing perpetrators of sexual abuse • Regular involvement in the assessment of adults in family psychiatry • Regular involvement in the assessment & diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder
Dr Sumners in LONDON
I am a general adult psychiatrist with a special interest in brain injury rehabilitation & experience of forensic work • My work as an expert witness is in the field of the psychiatric effects of personal injury, e.g. brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, & also in relation to clinical negligence & the assessment of capacity
Dr Prothero in LONDON
Psychiatric assessment of sequelae of trauma & accident, including post-traumatic stress disorder, following personal injury • Assessment of medical competence or negligence in psychiatric practice • Assessment of psychiatric sequelae of alleged medical negligence or accident
Dr Nimmagadda in NEWBURY
Registered with the GMC as a Specialist in Forensic Psychiatry • Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists • Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists • Member of Society of Expert Witnesses & Expert Witness Institute • Holder of LLM in Mental Health Law from the University of Northumbria & Master of Medical Science (MMedSci) in Clinical Psychiatry from the University of Leeds ...
Dr Spoto in CRAWLEY
Mental illness • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Child care • Testamentary capacity • Court of Protection • Forensic psychiatry • Mental Health Act • Psychotherapy • Road traffic accidents • Mental Health Review Tribunals
Dr Dhar in LONDON
Harley Street medico-legal practice • Personal injury causation & quantum • Employment disability & discrimination • Negligence & duty of care • Mental capacity & testamentary capacity • Criminal mitigation & psychiatric defences • Immigration cases • Reports prepared within 2 weeks of instruction ...
Dr Sakhuja in CARDIFF
Medico-legal work 1. Personal injury - all aspects of personal injury 2. Medical negligence 3. Psychiatric consequences of medical negligence 4. Family law 5. Drug & alcohol testing 6. Hair analysis for family courts Treatments for addictions & psychiatric illness Tier 1 APIL Expert • CUBS Expert Witness Certificate • Certificate of Medical Reporting - 1
Dr Webb in BRISTOL
Post-traumatic stress • Psychological & psychiatric damages after personal injury • Experienced in secondary victim cases • Psychiatric sequelae of head injuries & other physical conditions • Medical negligence • All types of personal injury for plaintiff & defendant • Occupational stress • Willing to assess clients in their homes • Psychiatric aspects of pain • Psychiatric aspects of physical illness or disability ...
Dr Bickle in NOTTINGHAM
Criminal & Parole Board • Fitness to plead • Fitness to be interviewed • Effective participation in legal proceedings • Insanity • Diminished responsibility • Loss of control • Duress • Risk assessment & dangerousness • Disposal • Mitigation • Prognosis • Effect of imprisonment on mental health • Parole recommendations • Violent offences • Sexual offences • Arson • Drugs offences • Committed to providing a speedy response to enquiries & timely opinion
Dr Mannan in DARTFORD
Psychiatric reports • Special interest in UK immigration cases • Fluent Arabic & knowledge of Arabic-speaking countries • Ability to consider subject's condition in context of country conditions • Prepared to undertake investigation as to underlying causes of trauma & matters relating to need for report • Assessment of mental capacity • Fitness to plead • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Negligence in mental health
Professor Green in HELSBY
Post-traumatic stress disorder • Depressive disorders • Drugs in psychiatry, such as antidepressants & antipsychotics • Medical examinations (professional) • Medical negligence • Schizophrenia ...
Professor Elliott in SHREWSBURY
The medico-legal aspects of psychiatric disorders in adults, including the psychological consequences of trauma, in particular following road traffic or industrial accidents • Assessment, diagnosis, treatment options, prognosis & aetiology of all psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety & post-traumatic stress disorder • Forensic psychiatry, including work-related stress, fitness to plead, sexual offences & psychological consequences of clinical negligence • Parenting assessments
Dr Lawson in HALIFAX
Mental Capacity Act 2005 & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard Assessments • Psychiatric assessments of people with learning disabilities, autism & Asperger's syndrome • Mental Health Act 1983-related assessments of mental disorders • Testamentary capacity & COP assessments • Section 12 approved MHA 1983 • Medical Member, North of England Panel for MHA 1983 Section 12 Approval Applications • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Dr Bekoe in SOUTHAMPTON
A Consultant Psychiatrist in general adult psychiatry • A special interest in drugs & alcohol misuse & dual diagnosis of mental health & addiction problems • Have trained & worked in psychiatric institutions & settings since 1993 • Competent & experienced in dealing with all matters involving adult mental health & substance misuse including: mentally disordered offenders, addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, fitness to drive • I deal with both criminal & civil cases
Dr Vincenti in NORTHALLERTON
All matters pertaining to adult & old age psychiatry • Particular expertise in: • Psychiatric & psychological sequelae of stress & trauma, particularly post-traumatic stress • Occupational health in relation to psychiatry • Postnatal mental disorder • Medical negligence • Approved clinician for the purposes of the Mental Health Act • Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Assessor
Dr Seneviratne in LONDON
Extensive experience of appearing at court & tribunals • Also instructed as a joint expert witness & assessor for insurance companies • Fields of expertise include: • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personal injury • Psychosis • Addictive behaviour • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead • Witness assessment • Mental disorder • Dangerousness • Road traffic offences • Drink-drive offences • Mental Health Act reviews • Regularly instructed in civil & criminal cases
Dr Medley in NOTTINGHAM
Adult psychiatry • Post-traumatic disorders • Psychiatric sequelae to stress, trauma & physical injury • Psychiatric complications of physical illness • Compensation claims involving psychological disability • Assessment of mental incapacity • Psychiatric forensic reports • Occupational stress & psychiatric injury • Negligence • Child protection issues • Disability discrimination ...
Dr De in NOTTINGHAM
Psychiatry & psychiatric disorders • Elderly/old age psychiatry • Offender assessment • Psychiatric assessment • Testamentary capacity • Dangerousness & risk assessment • Mental Health Act & reviews
Dr Jarman in LONDON
44 years' experience as medical expert witness in adult psychiatry • Cases include, but are not confined to, personal injury, stress at work, unfair dismissal, DDA, etc. & diagnoses, PTSD, depressive illness, anxiety states, phobias, substance abuse, somatoform disorders, etc. • Frequent experience of giving evidence in court • Overall 50/50 claimant/defendant but currently 90% defendant
Dr Bott in HARTFIELD
Depressive disorders • Anxiety disorders • Alcoholism • Stress in employment • Psychological effects of accidents, including PTSD & assault, including rape • Civil matters relating to access to children • Psychological reaction to medical, surgical or obstetric negligence • Post-traumatic embitterment disorder
Dr Stein in HAYES
All adult general psychiatry 16-65 age group • Subspecialty: post-partum psychiatric disorders • Bonding difficulties • Adult psychiatric assessments of mothers in care proceedings with social services • Personal injury • Injury, somatization, road traffic accidents, PTSD, psychiatric negligence • Some forensic experience (not homicide) • Asylum seekers
Dr Abou-El-Fadl in ILFORD
• Consultant in general adult psychiatry since 1990 • Medical Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal • Visiting Psychiatrist to Chelmsford Prison 1992-2004 • Long and varied medico-legal experience Reporting regularly to the courts in civil and criminal proceedings on mental health issues in relation to: • Criminal, family and personal injury matters • Clinical negligence • Specific areas of testamentary capacity, fitness to plead and stand trial • Psychological trauma due ...
Dr Orr in TOTNES
General psychiatric problems (adult ages 16-65) • PTSD • Several years' experience in dealing with patients traumatised following road traffic accidents • Medical negligence (psychological effects of)
Dr Cooling in SHALDON
Since 1992 I have provided medico-legal reports in the field of personal injury, criminal cases, mental capacity, medical negligence & historic sexual abuse cases. I provide 300 opinions a year. I have provided expert opinions for cases in Australia, Africa, South Africa & Eire. I am frequently instructed in respect of legal aid cases.
Dr White in BIRMINGHAM
Liaison psychiatry • Eating disorders • Head injury • PTSD & related disorders • Medical negligence • General psychiatry • Employment issues • Psychiatric occupational health
Mrs Smith in SLOUGH
Fingerprint Expert with more than 26 years' experience, having conducted thousands of fingerprint comparisons and examined crime scene and fingerprint evidence in numerous cases, with offences ranging from burglary, fraud, immigration matters and theft to arson, rape, terrorism and murder. Has also attended Crown Courts, Magistrates' Courts and Youth Courts to give expert advice and testimony on many occasions. Work includes: ...
Dr Cullen in GODALMING
Personal injury: • PTSD • Depression • Chronic pain & medically unexplained symptoms • Exacerbation of pre-existing mental illness • Traumatic brain injury • Criminal: • Fitness to plead • Mens rea assessments • Juvenile offending • Drug & alcohol assessments • CICA assessments • Family: • Parental mental health assessments • Personality disorders • Drug & alcohol assessments • Employment: • Disability & discrimination • Disciplinary proceedings • Assessments for work • Housing: • Disability & vulnerability ...
Professor Hirsch in WIMBLEDON
Please send all correspondence initially to Brenda Forster, Medical Secretary, via e-mail [email protected]
All aspects of general psychiatry • Expert determination in psychiatric matters • Expert in personal injury & injury due to stress & employment issues • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Psychiatry, wills • Psychiatry, incompetence • Schizophrenia • Medical injury • Insurance or insurability • Bipolar disorder • Clinical & medical negligence • Testamentary capacity • Competence for wills • ...
Dr Zakrzewski in EASTBOURNE
I am accepting instructions in all types and phases of legal proceedings. My expertise covers all areas of general & neuropsychiatry, including anxiety, depressive & psychotic disorders, personality disorders, psychological reactions to stress & trauma, learning disabilities, head injuries, autistic spectrum, chronic pain, alcohol & substance misuse. Patients also seen at Brighton, Tunbridge Wells, Kent and London. Email contact preferable Any indispensable postal ...
Dr Wylie in GLASGOW
Psychiatric issues in adults as they pertain to civil, criminal & employment legal cases. This includes issues relating to the psychiatric effects of trauma, accidents & injury facilitating the determination of quantum. Where required, critically reviewing other psychiatric opinions. Providing opinion on the relation of psychiatric disorder to behaviour, including that of a criminal nature. Providing expert opinion on psychiatric illness & employment law matters such as disability.
Dr Sireling in LONDON
Mental illness in adults • NB Dr Sireling does not undertake forensic (criminal) cases
Dr Mir in SHEFFIELD
Personal injury • Psychiatric consequences of road traffic accidents • Psychiatric consequences of work-related accidents • Work-related stress • Psychiatric aspects of stress • Psychiatric aspects of assault • Depression • Bipolar disorder • Anxiety • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Schizophrenia • Adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Perinatal psychiatry • Psychiatric disorders of pregnancy • Postnatal psychiatric disorders • Postnatal depression • Safeguarding children • Psychiatric aspects of childcare proceedings ...
Dr Thirumalai in MILTON KEYNES
I have been preparing & have extensive experience in preparing medico-legal reports for the CPS, solicitors, the probation service & tribunals. My areas of expertise include: • Criminal cases (murder, manslaughter, GBH, arson, sexual offending, theft, shoplifting, burglary, drug possession, harassment, criminal damage, ABH, assault) • Assessment of risk & dangerousness • Diagnosis clarification • Fitness to plead • PTSD • Trauma sequelae • Addiction & compulsions • Trauma assessment • Accident victims • Criminal ...
Dr Monteiro in BURY
Personal injury, particularly Road Traffic Accidents & PTSD • Accidental injuries • Injuries sustained in the workplace • Mental health & Deafness • Assessment of clients with communication problems • Forensic psychiatry reports, particularly deaf clients • Reports for industrial tribunals on deafness & tinnitus • Reports for health insurance claims • Fitness to work • Child protection & family proceedings • Military psychiatry training January 2017 ...
Dr Hicks in TETBURY
Psychiatric disorders • Anxiety disorders & depression • Trauma sequelae • Accident victims • Rape & sexual abuse • Assault victims • War veterans • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Bereavement • Torture victims • Personality disorders • Violence, self-harm & suicide • Psychoses • Criminal behaviour • Stress disorders • Psychiatric assessment • Offender assessment • Psychiatric care • Psychopathology • Personal injury • Schizophrenia • Mentally disordered offenders • Mental health • Occupational psychiatry
Dr Mynors-Wallis in POOLE
Psychiatric disorders • Post-traumatic stress & other related disorders • Depressive disorders • Anxiety disorders • Psychotic disorders • Alcohol & drug misuse • Personal injury assessments • Risk assessment • Child care parent assessments • Equality Act assessments • Medical negligence • Consultant Psychiatrist at Dorset Healthcare NHS Trust (Medical Director 2000-2015) • Registrar, Royal College of Psychiatrists 2010-2015 • Visiting Professor, Bournemouth University • Chair, South West Clinical Network in Mental Health
Dr Proctor in TARPORLEY
Independent evaluation of psychological & psychiatric problems, including criminal cases • Reviews of Mental Health Act detentions • Family law • Personal injury
Dr McKay in LONDON
General adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Psychiatric injury • Personal injury • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Somatoform disorder • Work-related stress • Negligence (condition & prognosis)
Dr Falkowski in LONDON
Psychiatry, including: • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personal injury • Psychosis • Addictions • Psychiatric assessment • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead • Witness assessment • Mental disorders • Dangerousness • Mental Health Act reviews
Dr Zapata in NEWMARKET
Trained in Oxford and London • General Adult Psychiatrist with over 15 years of experience in: PTSD, psychosis, mood and anxiety disorders, Court Diversion, LGBT and transcultural issues and personality disorders • As a medico-legal psychiatrist and expert witness, I have extensive experience in providing opinions to the Home Office, courts and tribunals on patients presenting with complex histories and presentations
Dr Pradhan in BIRMINGHAM
Psychopathology & psychiatric disorders • Trauma sequelae (psychiatry, including personal injury) • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personality disorder • Criminal responsibility (psychiatric assessment) • Fitness to plead (psychiatric assessment) • Dangerous & risk assessment (psychiatric) • Crime victims (psychiatry) • Offender assessment (psychiatric) • Witness assessment & testamentary capacity • Criminal behaviour • Child & family cases (custody cases) • Psychiatric care & rehabilitating • Disability ...
Dr Davies in SWANSEA
Adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Psychiatric reactions to illness & trauma, including PTSD & depression • Clinical negligence • Factitious disorder & malingering • Extensive clinical experience in psychiatry of physical disease & trauma • Appointments available in Cardiff, Swansea & Bridgend, plus elsewhere by arrangement • Usual availability 6 weeks or less • Fees £200/hour; fixed fee quotes available
Dr Kurian in WOLVERHAMPTON
All aspects of general adult psychiatry, including forensic, alcohol dependence, drug addiction • Mental Health Act appeals • Psychiatric sequelae of injuries • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Stress-related psychiatric disorders
Dr Nabavi in BIRMINGHAM
I have been providing medico-legal reports for over 10 years across most areas of law and have completed several hundred reports. Cases include victims of childhood abuse with significant psychiatric injuries, e.g. PTSD, anxiety and depression, as being predisposed by emotional, sexual and physical abuse and trauma. Personal injury cases involving road traffic accident and clinical negligence. In addition, I have provided a large number of reports in criminal cases ranging from risk assessments ...
Dr Master in LONDON
Adult general psychiatry • Personal injury with psychological sequelae • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Testamentary capacity • Psychological aspects of physical illness • Chronic pain syndrome • Occupational psychiatry • Disability discrimination • Somatoform disorders ...
Dr Bond in BEWDLEY
Psychiatric/psychological sequelae of personal injuries, including road traffic & work-related accidents, work-related stress & medical negligence
Dr Appleford in BIRMINGHAM
General psychiatry • Eating disorders • Mental health & deafness • Medico-legal issues in psychiatric cases • Preparation of psychiatric reports in civil & criminal cases
Dr Kelly in SHEFFIELD
Any form of mental illness • Personality disorders • Alcohol misuse problems • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Capacity & competence • Medical litigation • Personal injury, psychological sequelae
Dr Palazidou in LONDON
General adult psychiatry • All kinds of mental disorder • Experienced in psychopharmacology • Drugs used in the treatment of mental disorder • Mood disorders • Manic depressive illness • Bipolar mood disorder & depression • Somali mental health • Psychosocial effects of Khat use • Medical negligence & personal injury ...
Dr Sembi in LONDON
1. Clinical neuropsychology • Assessment & diagnoses of brain functioning following head injury, post-concussive state, dementia & other neurological disorders 2. Psychometric testing (learning disability, general adult & older adult populations), including: assessment of intelligence (IQ), memory testing & other cognitive functioning 3. Neurorehabilitation following brain injury & other neurological conditions 4. Psychiatric diagnoses, in particular ...
Dr Steadman in LONDON
I am the mental health lead for the BMA Board of Science. My waiting list is normally 6-8 weeks, but I can usually fit in urgent cases. I am very experienced in personal injury and clinical negligence work and provide reports for many leading claimant and defendant solicitors. I deal with most areas of psychiatry and levels of complexity, and have a particular interest in chronic pain, head injury cases and PTSD and/or depression. I have been providing such reports for over 20 years.
Dr Umoh in WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA
Assessment, diagnosis & management of mental disorders, including substance misuse disorders, mental disorders in civil & criminal proceedings, fitness to plead, advice on sentencing of mentally disordered offenders, assessment of offending risk • Post-traumatic stress disorder, other forms of psychological impacts of trauma • Negligence & the psychiatric consequences of it • Substance misuse • Employment advice, fitness to return to work, prognosis of impact of returning to work • Specialist ...
Dr Jenkins in CARDIFF
General adult psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Depression & mood disorders • Psychiatric aspects of medical & surgical conditions • Liaison psychiatry
Dr Hunt in CAMBRIDGE
Consultant in adult psychiatry, including responsibility for local secure unit • Experience as an expert in both civil & criminal proceedings related to psychiatric disorder, both reactions to injury & other mental illness • Trained as a single joint expert • Published on mood disorders, particularly manic depression • Book: Bipolar Disorder - Your Questions Answered • Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge • Member of Section 12 Approval Panel (Mental Health Act)
Dr Bird in LONDON
Dr Bird is a Consultant Psychiatrist who trained with the Inns of Court Law School and is accredited as an expert witness with the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He has provided expert opinion in over 300 cases, about 55% being commissioned by plaintiffs and 45% by defendants. He has higher qualifications in internal medicine as well as psychiatry, and for 3 years was a Visiting Professor in the USA. As a specialist in Liaison Psychiatry working closely with physicians and surgeons, he has ...
Dr Di Lustro in MARKET HARBOROUGH
Psychiatric reports for persons detained in secure conditions • Gender-specific (especially female) psychiatric issues • Reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals • Mental Health Act 1983 assessments • Psychiatric reports in criminal & civil cases • Assessment of: fire-setting behaviour, homicide cases, insanity, fitness to plead, sexual offending, violent offending • Assessment for: claims for sexual abuse, child custody cases, testamentary capacity
Dr Laidlaw in GLOUCESTER
Civil & criminal court reports • Expert witness trained • General adult & forensic psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder & psychiatric aspects of personal injury • Occupational stress • Medical negligence • Parental assessments in child care cases • Electroconvulsive therapy
Dr de Taranto in POTTERS BAR
Clinical/medical negligence - compensation for psychiatric injury or damage • Compensation for sexual, physical or emotional abuse • Family Court cases • Personal injury - compensation for psychiatric injury or damage • Legal aid cases in the Family Court only
Dr Oyewole in HARROW
Psychological trauma secondary to accident or work-related stress • Criminal cases with associated psychiatric illness • Mental Health Act work • Medical malpractice • Cases of competence in elderly individuals • Parent assessment for care proceedings
Dr Moosa in BLACKBURN
Personal injury • Medical negligence • Family courts proceedings • Criminal & forensic reports • PTSD • Occupational health • Adult ADHD • Drugs & alcohol • Sexual abuse • Personality disorders • Mood disorders & psychoses • I have admitting privileges at the Priory Hospital, Preston • I am the Lead Consultant for the Priory Day Care Services
Dr Amin in SALE
Assessment of mental incapacity • Capacity assessment • Medical/clinical negligence (adult psychiatry)
Dr Vaggers in MARKET DRAYTON
I have extensive experience of advising the court in relation to mentally disordered offenders and have acted as an expert in matters involving health & safety legislation and occupational health. I have advised in civil cases, including those involving personal injury. I have regularly given evidence before the Mental Health Tribunal during my consultant career and am now a medical member of this tribunal. I have studied law and practised in medical negligence. During my NHS career ...
Dr Menon in LONDON
Psychological disorders associated with personal injury, such as road traffic accidents, industrial accidents, asbestos-related disease • General psychiatry • Old age psychiatry, including testamentary capacity, criminal work & issues relating to cognitive & intellectual decline • Research Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Baltimore, USA