Addiction

This list shows every expert witness in the UK Register of Expert Witnesses who claims expertise in Addiction. Click on any expert witness to view full details. You may prefer to interactively search the Register.

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 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 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 Proctor in CHESTER
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 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 Solomon in MANCHESTER
Dr Solomon routinely assesses a range of psychological and psychiatric problems, including: depressive disorders, trauma and stressor-related disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, addiction and substance misuse disorders, bereavement and adjustment to loss, chronic pain, somatic symptom disorders, occupational stress, personality disorders, and self-esteem problems. She also has a special interest in appearance-related distress.
Dr Nadeem in ALTRINCHAM
Medico-legal problems related to mental health & substance misuse problems
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
Professor Nathan in TARPORLEY
Psychiatric assessment of adults in a wide range of legal contexts, including: • Personal injury • Medical negligence in psychiatric practice • Criminal proceedings (including homicide and terrorist offences) • Family proceedings • Tribunals • Inquests (including Coroner's Court) • Prison law, dangerousness and risk assessment
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 Ranu in ROMFORD
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...
Dr Wiener in CARMARTHEN
Psychiatry • Child psychiatry • Adolescent psychiatry • Psychopharmacology
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
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
Dr Cullen in email contact only
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 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 Bird in LONDON
As a Consultant Psychiatrist who is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, I have special expertise in disorders that combine physical and psychological problems such as post-traumatic stress and chronic pain. I was trained as an expert witness by the Inns of Court Law School and am registered as a specialist with the GMC. My training as a physician was at Cambridge University and my training as a psychiatrist was at the Institute of Psychiatry and at the Bethlem and...
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 • Capacity assessments • 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...
Dr Eaton in MANCHESTER
Dr Eaton frequently diagnoses and manages matters including, but not limited to, infections, injuries, hypertension, ischaemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, cerebrovascular disease, dementia, depression, schizophrenia, drug and alcohol misuse, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Dr Eaton has a special interest in sexual and reproductive health, including the provision of vasectomies and subdermal and intrauterine contraceptive procedures.
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...
Atha in LIVERPOOL
Independent (not ex-police) expert evidence & consultancy in criminal cases involving controlled drugs (amphetamine, LSD, MDMA/ecstasy, heroin, cocaine, NPS) • 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 cannabis cultivation systems • Quality assessment • Interpretation of forensic analyses • Therapeutic &...
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...
Ms Smales in LONDON
Adults • Mental health, including schizophrenia, personality disorder, bipolar, depression, anxiety, dementia and mild to moderate learning disabilities • Forensic mental health and risk • Best Interest decisions • Section 117 aftercare and eligibility criteria • Care Act assessments • Deprivation of liberty safeguards and Best Interest decisions • Mental capacity decisions • Forensic risk analysis, including completion of HCR20s • Mental Health Review Tribunals • Social work holistic needs assessments • Health and...
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 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
Dr Mehta in MANCHESTER
Assessment and management of patients with organic psychiatric disorders, including acquired brain injury, and progressive neurological conditions like dementia, Huntington’s disease, Tourette's syndrome, complex epilepsy, non-epileptic seizures and conversion/functional neurological disorders • Sleep disorders • Alcohol-related brain injury Consulting address: Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service, Sid Watkins Building, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, Lower Lane, Liverpool, L9 7BB
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

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