Professor Stein in LONDON
Medico-legal report writing (family, civil, crime) • Divorce & separation • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Medical negligence • Children & adolescents with neuro-developmental processing problems • Children & adolescents who are not fulfilling their potential • Child & adolescent mental health • Family problems & family mediation • Child development • Children & adolescents with educational problems • Care proceedings • Mediation with schools • Medico-legal mediation • Removal from the jurisdiction
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 an 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...
Mrs Whitworth in ALTRINCHAM
All aspects of adult nutrition & dietetics, with special knowledge of enteral & parenteral feeding • Nutritional requirements • Diet & bariatric surgery • Diet & gastrointestinal surgery • Therapeutic diets, e.g. diabetes, coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, dysphagia
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 McIntee in CHESTER
As a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, I lead a team of psychologists & psychotherapists who provide specialist assessment & expert witness work within their own area of expertise. We provide assessment & therapeutic intervention with a wide variety of cases nationwide....
Mr Fayyad in HARPENDEN
Gynaecological surgery • Urogynaecology • Urinary incontinence treatment in women • Vaginal prolapse treatment in women • Laparoscopic gynaecological surgery • Pelvic floor trauma • Third & fourth degree obstetrics anal sphincter injury • Hysterectomy • Endometriosis • Pelvic pain • Vaginal surgery
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
Ms Houston in LONDON
I am an experienced senior midwife and nurse who has worked for 30 years in the NHS and in higher education. I have worked many years as a Head of Midwifery in acute trusts in London and the Home Counties. I have continued to work as a clinical midwife. I have passed the Bond Solon Cardiff University Expert Witness course and have attained the certificate of achievement. All aspects of midwifery care, including: • Pregnancy • Labour • Birth & birth-related injury or trauma, including shoulder...
Ms Caffrey in PENRITH
24 years' police service specialising in custody and use of force. Safer custody is a holistic common framework for all custody sectors from the moment of stop, search arrest, through police, court and prison custody sectors and transport between. Experienced in civil, criminal and coroner cases for police, prison, transport services, mental health units and school incidents. I have achieved national awards for my safer custody work and training. I deliver training to over 200 schools concerning...
Mr Nicholas in LONDON
General gynaecology: • Colposcopy • Urogynaecology • Menopause & endocrinology • Gynaecological surgery • Complications in gynaecological surgery • General obstetrics: • High-risk obstetrics • Caesarean section • Complicated deliveries • Complications arising from poor antenatal care or poor intrapartum care
Mrs Smith in SLOUGH
Fingerprint Expert with more than 28 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:...
Mr Hannah in LEYBURN
The care and welfare of young people with socialisation, behavioural and emotional problems
Dr Benians in LONDON
Child psychiatry • Adolescent psychiatry • Family psychiatry • Contact & access disputes • Child residence issues • Adoption disputes • Child abuse • Personal injury, psychological impact on children & adolescents • Immigration proceedings, psychological impact on children & adolescents • Care proceedings • Child care proceedings • 'Looked after' children • Open adoption • Contact after adoption • Post-adoption contact • Historical abuse • Historical sexual abuse • Medical negligence
Mr Lomas in SEVENOAKS
Impact of educational provision on life chances, employability & education • Impact of medical treatment on life chances, employability & education • Impact of head injury on life chances, employability & education • Special Educational Needs, including 'failure to educate' • Bullying (child & adult) • Child & adult learning difficulties
Mrs Martin-Alam in RICHMOND
Intellectual assessment of children & adults • Developmental & personality assessment • Assessment of emotional disturbance • Assessment of child abuse: physical, sexual, emotional • Assessing witness reliability & fitness to plead • Analysis of verbal, written & video evidence • Mental handicap • Crime & delinquency • Family assessment
Dr Baehr in ESHER
Neuropsychological assessment, diagnoses, treatment and rehabilitation of cognitive functioning following brain injury • Psychometric testing and assessment of intelligence (IQ), memory, executive skills and emotional and behavioural functioning • Medico-legal assessment of PTSD, adjustment disorders, depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders following injury...
Mr Calvin Bell MEd PgCVH PgDipCYW in SALTASH
Ahimsa (Safer Families) Ltd is an independent agency providing risk assessments and specialist treatment programmes for parents where domestic violence or child sexual abuse is the primary child protection concern. Domestic violence • Parents' ability to protect • Child sexual abuse • Child physical abuse...
Professor Hughes in CAMBRIDGE
Growth disorders in children • Disorders of puberty • Disorders of sex development • Genetics of endocrine disorders: childhood • General endocrine problems of childhood • Adrenal disorders
Dr King in PADDOCK WOOD
Dr King specialises both in assessments of adults & children in the context of family proceedings & private law disputes, along with forensic issues (risk assessment, parole board reports, pre-sentencing reports, psychopathy assessments, veracity of evidence, fitness to plead & culpability). She also undertakes personal injury work. Recent instructions have encompassed:...
Dr McNally in LEICESTER
Consultant Physician in diabetes & endocrinology at Leicester Royal Infirmary • All aspects of diabetes, hypoglycaemia & complications • Endocrine disorders • General medical conditions
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
Ms Mansfield in ASHBOURNE
I have extensive experience as a Consultant Midwife (15 years), having worked across all areas of midwifery practice. In particular, I have expertise in the provision of emergency maternity care in the pre-hospital setting, and transfers of care from planned and unplanned births involving the emergency services. I currently practise as a Consultant Midwife and lead for maternity care in the London Ambulance Service. I have previously undertaken expert witness work and training.
Dr Blyth in BIRMINGHAM
Adoption • Asylum seekers • Attachment • Child abuse (all types) • Chronic & enduring childhood illness • Cognitive assessments • Contact disputes • Child development • Domestic violence • Foster placements • Gender identity disorder • Learning disabilities • Mental capacity • Mental health • Multicultural & multiracial families • Non-accidental injuries & child death • Parents in prison • Risk behaviours (injury to self & others) • Sexual abuse • Sexualised behaviour • Sibling relationships • Substance abuse • Trauma • Implacable hostility
Mrs Birnbaum in LONDON
Assessment of children & young people (3-25 years) with learning, emotional & behavioural difficulties • Trained in dynamic assessment (Feuerstein), which explores the learning potential of every child (helpful in cases where standardised testing is unsuccessful) • Preparation of detailed reports for family courts & appeals against Local Education Authority Education Act decisions • Submission of oral evidence • High court & tribunal experience • Experience as a single joint expert
Dr Kennedy in LONDON
Family law • Well-known expert dealing with difficult family cases: private law (contact & residence) & public law (care & carers) • Author of Child Abuse, Psychology & the Law (1997) • Author of Psychotherapists as Expert Witnesses; families at breaking point (2005) • Author of articles in Family Law (September 2001, November 2002, May 2006, May 2010, November 2013) • Extensive experience of compensation cases on panel for Savile cases...
Mrs McConville in COLCHESTER
Midwifery care in labour ward/delivery suite • Intrapartum care, including CTG traces • Antenatal care • Postnatal care • Midwifery-led care • Postgraduate Diplomas in Advanced Midwifery Practice & Research Methodology & Philosophy
Dr McCarthy in BRISTOL
I provide clinical psychology expert witness reports for court in the areas of personal injury and medical negligence involving children and adolescents. The reports assess the impact of traumatic events on the psychological functioning of children, the nature of the injury suffered and give recommendations for treatment. I provide clinical psychology expert witness reports for court proceedings involving public and private legal cases involving the care and upbringing of children and adolescents.
Mr Herring in ASHBOURNE
Expert risk assessment of: • Convicted or alleged sexual abusers • Perpetrators of domestic violence • Men who have engaged in stalking behaviours • Non-abusing partners' abilities to protect any children from the potential harm caused by sexual or domestic abuse • Personality assessment • Psychopathy...
Dr Thomas in MANCHESTER
I am a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and have worked in this speciality for more than 30 years. My areas of expertise include children and young people (birth to age 18 years) with gastrointestinal or digestive disorders, including: inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis & Crohn's disease), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroenteritis, food poisoning, intestinal failure, short bowel syndrome (short gut), malnutrition, failure...
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 Baird in CRAWFORD
General urology • Paediatric urology • Adolescent urology • Reconstructive urology • My general urological practice is core & endourological work • I also provide reconstructive urology in both adults & adolescents, with some of my weekly clinical sessions undertaken at the regional children's hospital
Dr Wright in LONDON
Mental health & family • Parenting & the child • Child protection & psychology of the family • Psychological treatment for accident victims • PTSD & treatment • Stress, anxiety, depression - causes & treatment
Dr Birch in LONDON
A Paediatrician and Psychotherapist experienced in working with young people and families, particularly with respect to child neglect and protection, family disturbance, substance abuse and domestic violence. A leading authority on adolescence and teen pregnancy and have worked with psychopathic personalities, disorders such as borderline personalities, learning disabilities and with children in situations of physical, emotional and sexual abuse, as well as factitious illness (Munchausen)-type...
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 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 Maratos in LONDON
Matters involving children or adolescents & families, including parental issues • Also, matters involving families & local authorities • Accidents & trauma (PTSD)
Dr Boyle in GLASGOW
Contact • Residence • Children's panel • Education • Criminal (adolescence & adults) • Reparation • Learning difficulties, including adults • Child abuse • Fostering & adoption • Child & adolescent psychology • Immigration appeals...
Dr Ahmad in BURNLEY
Personal injury • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Attachment & care proceedings • Access & custody issues • Parenting & family assessment • Assessment of juvenile offenders • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead • Risk assessments • Mental disorder: psychiatric assessment of children & adolescents up to the age of 20
Dr Edward in EDINBURGH
I am a practising Chartered Clinical Psychologist offering assessment and therapeutic intervention to children and adolescents. I have expert witness experience specifically in relation to children and adolescents. Prior cases have concerned child development, custody, contact, abuse (including sexual abuse), trauma (including RTA) and adoption. Cases involving adults relating to specific issues of trauma or sexual violence may also be considered.
Dr Gardner in BRISTOL
Child & adult assessment • Head injury • Neuropsychological evaluation • Accident claims • Children Act 1989 work • Adopting & fostering • Learning difficulties & dyslexia • Child mental health • Adolescent mental health • 1981 & 1993 Education Act work • Post-traumatic stress disorder...
Mr Flatman in FAVERSHAM
Family assessments • Child care • Quality of parenting • Attachments within families • General family matters • Psychometric cognitive assessments • Assessments of learning difficulties • Child, adult & family • Clinics in Maidstone & Faversham
Dr Prelevic in LONDON
Reproductive Endocrinology Menstrual irregularities • Premenstrual syndrome • Polycystic ovary syndrome • Menopause & premature menopause • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) • Eating disorders & menstruation • Anorexia nervosa...
Dr Papaioannou in BIRMINGHAM
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist for 10 years at Heartlands Hospital with an annual birth rate of 7500 • Extensive experience in all aspects of general obstetrics & gynaecology • Author of 40 scientific papers & three chapters • Clinical Director for Theatres & Day Surgery • Practising Associate of the Academy of Experts • Included in the Action for Victims of Medical Accidents database • Completed Expert Witness Certificate by Bond Solon/University of Cardiff