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 Taberner in BRISTOL
Alcohol metabolism • Alcohol abuse & dependence • Behavioural effects of psychoactive drugs • Drug interactions, untoward reactions
Dr Ranu in WOODFORD GREEN
Clinical forensic medicine (general) • Clinical forensic medicine - wounding • Road Traffic Act (alcohol & drugs) • Traffic medicine • Police complaints • Custody medicine • Trauma • Assault • ABH • GBH • Assessment of victims of torture • Interpretation of scarring • Sexual assault & sexual offences medicine • Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate (Criminal Law) by examination 2015...
Mr Morgan in HONITON
Allen Morgan Associates are the leading experts in the field of cannabis cultivation and drug trafficking. We are able to comment on a variety of issues, including cannabis plant yields, challenging drug valuations, reducing benefit figures in POCA cases, the forensic analysis of controlled drugs, purities, adulterants and packaging.
Dr Thorley in LEICESTER
Assessment & diagnosis of children, adolescents & young adults • Treatment of mental health problems • Expertise in the effects of personal injury & medical negligence • Neuropsychological assessment of brain injuries in children • Domiciliary visits also possible for England & Wales
Dr Traynor in LEEDS
Policy Researcher Expert in the governance of violence, knife crime, alcohol-related disorder, street drug use and anti-social behaviour. Ten years as a field researcher working with the Home Office, police, anti-social behaviour units, housing offices, the courts and youth offending teams. Member of the Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Guns Gangs and Weapons Forum and contributed to the Home Office Serious Violence Reduction Strategy 2018. Has lectured in law and social science...
Dr Goodhead in DONCASTER
General psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Post-concussional syndrome • Alcohol dependence • PTSD • Adjustment disorders
Dr Nawaz in email contact only
ADHD • Community & hospital paediatrics • Health needs of looked after children, including asylum seekers • Gastroenterology, including food allergy & constipation • Eating disorders in children & young persons • Chronic fatigue syndrome • Child protection & non-accidental injury
Mr Maddan in BARNSLEY
Retail, food & general merchandise due diligence systems - what is expected in the marketplace in terms of systems, monitoring & end result • Liquor licensing & underage sales - pricing accuracy, price comparisons, accuracy of product descriptions • Food labelling, date code control, third party accreditation - marketplace perspective on systems & performance • Product safety, withdrawal & recall systems...
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. Traumatic brain injury 5. Drug & alcohol testing 6. Hair analysis for family courts 7. Chronic pain 8. Psychiatric consequences of abuse Treatments for addictions & psychiatric illness Tier 1 APIL Expert • CUBS Expert Witness Certificate • Certificate of Medical Reporting - 1
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 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 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
Dr Morrison in MAUCHLINE
Clinical forensic medicine, including all aspects of police surgeon duties, e.g. fitness to be detained, examination of injured parties, including sexual assault, external examination of dead bodies, forensic blood sampling, substance abuse & most aspects of mental health examination • General medical practice: this applies to the daily, routine & emergency care of patients • Particular interests are the treatment of depressed patients, women's health, child health & community hospital work,...
Dr Horsford in LONDON
Neuropsychological assessments • Parenting assessments • Assessment of cognitive & intellectual abilities • Sexual abuse & risk assessments • Mental health & mental capacity assessments • Disability assessments • Drug use & addiction • Occupational stress & depression • Offender assessment & fitness to plead • Performance & fitness to work assessments • Equality, diversity & human rights • Recruitment & selection • Children Act • Employment Tribunals • Unfair dismissal • Expertise working with black & minority ethnic communities...
Dr Rooney in LINCOLN
Clinical psychology • Psychology • Behavioural psychology • Cognitive behavioural psychology • EMDR therapy (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing) • Mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar affective disorder, alcohol & substance misuse, psychosis, schizophrenia & schizoaffective disorder, phobias, eating disorder • Personality disorders • Adjustment disorders • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) • Complex trauma • Personal injury • Accident, crime & assault victims • Medico-legal...
Dr Croft in HITCHIN
Child protection & child abuse • Child development • Childhood disability • Community paediatrics • Autism • ADHD • Given evidence in court 200+ times...
Mr Smith in DERBY
Food technology • Food plant & machinery • Food analysis • Food labelling • Packaging & packaging materials • Taint & flavour • Food poisoning • Food storage • Food additives • Food hygiene • Forensic science • Food contamination • VAT tribunals...
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 • Mental Health Act reviews • Regularly instructed in civil & criminal cases
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, Dorset Healthcare NHS Trust (Medical Director 2000-2015) • Registrar, Royal College of Psychiatrists 2010-2015 • Chair, South West Clinical Network in Mental Health (2015-2017) • Visiting Professor, Bournemouth University
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
Atha in LIVERPOOL
Independent expert evidence & consultancy in criminal cases involving controlled drugs (amphetamine, LSD, MDMA/ecstasy, heroin, cocaine) • Valuation • Consumption patterns • Effects of drugs on behaviour & driving ability • Surveys of drug use & drug users • Research services & sample testing • Literature search & document retrieval • Cannabis: market analysis • Estimation of potential yields from indoor or outdoor cannabis cultivation systems • Quality assessment • Interpretation of forensic analyses • Therapeutic...
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 Breidi in FROME
Toxicology • Expert witness • Forensic Analysis • Forensic toxicology • Forensic science • Forensic investigations • Drug analysis • Alcohol analysis • Hair toxicology • Hair analysis • Drugs in Hair • Toxicological reports and interpretation • Workplace drug testing • Drugs in urine • Alcohol in Urine • Alcohol and drugs in blood • Ethanol in urine • Ethanol in blood • Nail testing • Drug testing • Nail analysis • Alcohol in nails • Body hair testing • Forensic expert witness • Drug and alcohol abuse • Forensic analytical techniques
Mr Crawford in HARROGATE
I am a Mental Health Nurse and Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) Therapist with 16 years' experience. I am an accredited member of the BABCP. I am a specialist in all depression and anxiety conditions, including PTSD, insomnia, worry, OCD and phobias. I have a lot of experience in report writing, defensive documentation and confidently defending my opinion in tribunals, inquests and courtrooms.
Dr Vaidya in SHEFFIELD
Medico-legal assessments of children & young people & their families in public law (care proceedings - Single Joint Expert) • Advice to Social Services & courts on placement, residential & fostering • Advice on therapeutic input for successful placement • Youth offending: assessment for ADHD, autism, dangerousness, fitness to plead • Risk assessment, presence of mental disorder & pre-sentencing assessments • Personal injury in children & adolescents • Gaming & technology addiction • MSc in Healthcare Leadership
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...
Dr Knight-Jones in NEWARK
Child development • Brain injury • Childhood Neurodisability & in particular Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disability, Autistic Spectrum Sensory Impairment (Hearing/Vision), Attention Deficit Disorder • I have a particular interest in Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (aka Dyspraxia or DAMP disorder) • Head injury sequelae • Disabilities & problems of premature babies • Birth asphyxia & hypoxia • Developmental delay • Neglect Dr Knight-Jones specialises in neurodisability & child development.
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 Calder in GIRTON
Trauma & the pathological effects of this on the body • Forensic medicine in the context of sudden & unexpected death • Diseases & death in relation to the working environment • Hospital procedures resulting in misadventures & death • Diving accidents & related medical problems of a hyperbaric environment, which also includes aspects of drowning • Independent witness at first autopsies in UK & abroad, & conductor of second autopsies on instruction • Advice & opinion on occupationally related diseases
Dr Skett in GLASGOW
Clearance of alcohol from the body • Metabolism of alcohol • Calculation of blood or breath alcohol concentrations • Interaction of alcohol with other drugs • Clearance of drugs & chemicals from the body • Toxic effects of drugs & chemicals • Uses & abuses of drugs • Drugs of abuse
Mr Hannah in LEYBURN
The care and welfare of young people with socialisation, behavioural and emotional problems
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 Duffus in EDINBURGH
Claims for compensation for injury as a result of exposure to industrial chemicals • Claims for compensation for injury or loss resulting from release of chemicals into the natural environment, e.g. from misuse of pesticides • Claims for compensation for injury resulting from toxic effects of drugs
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...
Professor Moore in LONDON
Hepatology • Liver disease • Ascites • Hepatorenal • Cirrhosis • Acute liver failure • Hepatic encephalopathy • Drug hepatotoxicity • Drug-induced liver injury • Clinical pharmacology & therapeutics • Adverse effects of drugs, alcohol, paracetamol overdose • Biochemical analysis • Mass spectrometry • Drug patent disputes • Oxidative stress • Clinical biochemistry • General internal medicine • Acute medicine • Acute medical emergencies
Mr Kirkham in TEDDINGTON
Simon Kirkham of DETRU has over 25 years' experience providing reports prior to criminal proceeding under the Misuse of Drugs Act and the Proceeds of Crime Act, and giving oral evidence in the Court of Appeal and on every crown court circuit in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, in magistrates courts and the Royal Court of Jersey. All controlled drugs are covered, including new psychoactive substances and legal highs. Specific areas include: price, effects, consumption, patterns of use,...
Dr Meina in BANBURY
Criminal expert witness • Assessment of violence risk • Substance misuse assessment • Sexual offending assessment & treatment • Assessment & treatment of personality disorder • Assessment & treatment of mental health • Assessment of ADHD • Assessment of autism spectrum conditions • Assessment of cognitive functioning & IQ • Assessment & treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder • Assessment of non-binary gender presentations • Assessment of dementia • Assessment of children & young people charged with grave crime
Dr Proctor in TARPORLEY
Independent evaluation of psychological & psychiatric problems, including criminal cases • Reviews of Mental Health Act detentions • Family law • Personal injury • PTSD • Secondary victim work • Medical negligence • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead & stand trial • Dangerousness & risk assessment • Witness assessment & testamentary capacity
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 Teinaz in LONDON
Food safety • Food law (EC & national) • Civil & criminal cases • Prosecution & defence • Liaison with local authority enforcement officers • Hygiene improvement notices • Hygiene emergency prohibition notices • Assistance with improvement & design of premises • Due diligence defence • Investigation of food poisoning incidents • Food hygiene training (all levels) • Development of food safety systems • HACCP • Hygiene • Development of training systems • Food supply chain data management • Food allergy training...
Dr Peer in WATFORD
Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • Asperger's syndrome • Attention deficit & hyperactivity disorder • Moderate learning difficulties • Speech & language difficulties • Cerebral palsy • SENDIST cases • Disability discrimination cases • Experience: children & adults...
Professor Payne-James in SOUTHMINSTER
Accident • Assault • Injury • Trauma • Wounding • Personal injury • Torture • Tasers • Medical negligence • Road Traffic Act (drink/drug drive fitness) • Drug & alcohol misuse • Clinical forensic medicine • Fitness to detain • Fitness to be interviewed • Forensic & legal medicine • Deaths in custody • Harm in custody • Miscarriages of justice • Death investigation • Sexual assault • Death in custody • Care in custody • Police complaints • Nutrition • Venous access • Thrombophlebitis • Assessment of post-mortem stomach contents • Self-inflicted injury...
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 Campbell in WAKEFIELD
Authorised analyst for Road Traffic Act, back calculations, spiking, etc. • Public Analyst - all aspects of chemical analysis of food and interpretation in a legal context: composition, additives, allergens, contaminants, authenticity, description, foreign body identification, nutritional analysis, food fraud, illegal dyes, food contact materials, nutritional and health claims • Agricultural Analyst - analysis of animal feeds
Mr Hughes in ST HELENS
Children • Adults • Intellectual ability • Functional skills • Literacy • Communication • Police interview • Need for appropriate adult • Understanding of interview caution • Understanding of documents & forms • Readability of documents • Fitness to plead • Capacity to instruct/participate • Special measures in Court • Need for intermediary • Vulnerable witness • Suggestibility • Compliance • Learning difficulty • Disability • Specific learning difficulties • Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • ADHD • Attention difficulties • Hyperactivity • Autism • Asperger...
Mr Bishop in WATERLOOVILLE
Alcohol technical defences • Calculation of blood, breath & urine concentrations • Alcohol backtracking calculations • Post-driving drinks & laced drinks calculations • Metabolism of alcohol • Failure to provide situations • Drink/drug driving under the influence • Interaction of medications with alcohol • Illicit drug use • Alcohol/drug-assisted aggravated/sexual assault • Effects of alcohol/drugs/medication • Interpretation of forensic reports