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 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...
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,...
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 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 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
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
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 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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...
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 Goodhead in DONCASTER
General psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Post-concussional syndrome • Alcohol dependence • PTSD • Adjustment disorders
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 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
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 Grewal in LONDON
Most psychiatric presentations, e.g. depression, PTSD, anxiety, drugs & alcohol • Special expertise in substance misuse • Personal injury, criminal, family & employment cases seen often • All cases considered • Potential to turn around reports in 7 days • CV available on website
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 Umoh in SOUTHEND-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 Parker in TAUNTON
Areas of clinical expertise The assessment and management of: • Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders • Personality disorders • Dual diagnosis/substance and alcohol use disorders • Mood disorders (depression and bipolar) • Intellectual/learning disability • Adult ADHD • Autism Spectrum Disorder • Dementia syndromes • PTSD...
Dr Dhar in LONDON
Harley Street medico-legal practice • Former Clinical Director • Corporate private clinical 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 Hvidsten in BIRMINGHAM
Patients seen within 2 weeks and Dr Hvidsten provides reports 1-2 weeks from assessment. Urgent reports can be provided in 2-5 days by prior negotiation. Email letters of instruction to [email protected]
Working in a busy inpatient service as a Child & Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Hvidsten has extensive clinical experience of a wide range of complex mental health issues, often necessitating high dependency inpatient care....
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...
Dr Imran Waheed MBChB FRCPsych in BIRMINGHAM
Dr Waheed has been doing expert witness reports since 2007. Due to high demand for high-quality reports, we now have a wide range experts on our panel in virtually every branch of psychiatry, neuropsychiatry and psychology. If Dr Waheed lacks capacity or feels that another expert is more suited, then we will pass the report to another member of our expert panel. Unlike approaching a single expert, we always work to the time frame the legal professional has in mind. We have a nationwide service...
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
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 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 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 Taberner in BRISTOL
Alcohol metabolism • Alcohol abuse & dependence • Behavioural effects of psychoactive drugs • Drug interactions, untoward reactions
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