Mr Thorpe in ORMSKIRK
30 years of experience & research into the management of aggressive & challenging behaviour • Specialist advisor to NHS & many authorities/trusts on C/R training, both nationally & internationally ...
Dr White in BIRMINGHAM
Liaison psychiatry • Eating disorders • Head injury • PTSD & related disorders • Medical negligence • General psychiatry • Employment issues • Psychiatric occupational health
Dr Ahmad in BLACKBURN
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 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 Hill in SUNDERLAND
An independent clinical & forensic psychologist with over 18 years' experience in the assessment & treatment of mental health issues & in relation to offending & risk assessment ...
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 ...
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 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 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 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)
Mr O'Neill in GLASGOW
Psychological factors following accident, assault & injury with a view to establishing whether post-traumatic stress disorder or other psychological disorder may be present • Would include psychological effects of stress in the workplace, psychological effects of negligence (medical, employers, etc.) & also assessment of an individual's capacity to re-engage in work, activity, etc., following trauma or injury • I specialise with adults & would not consult in cases where children have been traumatised
Dr Donner in LONDON
A Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health Professions Council and a Chartered Psychologist at the British Psychological Society • Areas of expertise include: • IQ & cognitive functioning • Psychometric evaluation • Suggestibility • Mental capacity • Forensic risk assessment • Diagnosis of autism & Asperger syndrome • Fitness to plead or stand trial • Specialist interest in providing expert witness testimony for cases involving adults with autism, Asperger's syndrome and/or learning disability
Dr I'Anson in CHESTER
Clinical psychology as it applies to the following areas: • Child development & parenting • Family dynamics & attachment issues • Trauma & dissociation • Adolescent self-harm • Criminality & offending • As such, I am able to accept instructions for family law work, criminal, personal injury & private law cases
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 Bisbey in LONDON
Risk assessment (abuse, sexual abuse) in child care cases • Parenting assessment • Assessment of children & adults for Family Court • All psychological assessment includes extensive psychometric testing • Assessment of post-traumatic stress disorder in civil & criminal cases • Jointly instructed in 80% of cases • Experience giving oral evidence in civil, criminal & family courts • Thorough reports, assessing malingering & quick turn-around are specialities • Mediation in family & civil cases
Dr Thompson in BRISTOL
I can assist with civil proceedings where these psychological issues are prominent: • Psychological trauma & PTSD associated with accident, injury, rape, traumatic childhood & other life events • Mental health • Adult survivors of abuse • Violence risk assessment • Suicidal risk & self-harm • Personality & psychopathology • Psychosis & dissociation • Mood disturbance, depression, anxiety & anger • Psychological assessment of adults & older adults • Please note that I work with adults only
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 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 ...
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 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 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 ...
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 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 Qayum in LONDON
Cognitive behavioural therapy • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Employment-related issues • Neuropsychology • Expert witness • Psychosexual disorders
Dr Orner in LINCOLN
Expert assessment & therapy services for survivors of traumatic experiences, including PTSD • Consultancy & supervision in respect of the above, especially for early intervention services seeking to prevent longer term complications • Extensive experience of work with emergency services • Psychotherapy • Special interest in prevention, evaluation & treatment of trauma reactions evoked in maritime settings, shipping, diving, offshore, fishing, ports, etc. • Anxiety • Depression • OCD • Sexual dysfunction
Dr Blandford in CLACTON-ON-SEA
Adult psychological assessment for civil & criminal court proceedings: • Cognitive & intellectual functioning (e.g. IQ) • Daily adaptive/social functioning • Capacity & fitness to plead • Executive functioning (e.g. adaptive behaviour, abstract thinking, mental flexibility, problem solving, planning, inhibition & social behaviour) • Malingering • Memory • Suggestibility & compliance • Personality disorders & clinical syndromes • Dementing processes • Affective conditions (e.g. anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD)
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
Dr Davidsson in SOUTHEND-ON-SEA
I provide psychiatric reports in criminal & civil matters, as well as serve as an expert witness • I have a special interest in transcultural psychiatry (including Refugee Mental Health), PTSD (including road traffic accidents) as well as in criminal matters (10 years' experience from Criminal Justice Mental Health Team) • I am able to perform consultations in English, Danish, Swedish & German • I have more than 25 years' experience in a senior position (including management) & I feel confident within most ...
Professor 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 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 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 De in NOTTINGHAM
Psychiatry & psychiatric disorders • Elderly/old age psychiatry • Offender assessment • Psychiatric assessment • Testamentary capacity • Dangerousness & risk assessment • Mental Health Act & reviews
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 Lyle in BRISTOL
Criminal Justice Expert Reports (defence/prosecution) Special areas of expertise: • Psychometric Testing • Learning Difficulties • Memory Testing • Suggestibility • Head Injury • Asperger's and Autistic disorders • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder • Detection of Malingering or otherwise • Sexual Offences • 'Viewing' offences ...
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 Shmueli in LONDON
Since 1993 I have provided assessments & consultations on a variety of criminal & civil matters, including: • Assessments of personal injury following road traffic & industrial accidents • Adjustment disorder • Pain disorder • Assessments of neuropsychological functioning • Assessments of suggestibility & fitness to plead • All aspects of family law • Emphasis is given to presenting the complexities of the clinical situation with sufficient clarity so that it may be understood within a legal framework whilst ...
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 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 Dowd in NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Risk assessment in civil/family & criminal cases, including: • Risk of violence (domestic & towards children) • Sex offender risk assessment • Anger control • Recidivism risk • Criminal responsibility • Personality disorder in forensic settings • Assessment of parents in all aspects of child protection • Family assessments • Cognitive ability • Suggestibility & compliance in people with learning disability • Assessment of suggestibility in police interviews • Anxiety, depression, phobias & other psychological problems • ...
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 Green in CHIGWELL
Dr Alice Green has 15 years' experience of working in crisis and acute adult mental health within the NHS as well as establishing and running a highly successful independent practice, providing expert witness services, specialist psychological consultation and psychological therapy to clients referred by solicitors, insurance companies and rehabilitation services. Dr Green provides clinical and management supervision to chartered and trainee psychologists. Medicolegal work includes the preparation of ...
Mr Cousins in LEEDS
Psychological functioning: • Assessment of intellectual function, level of mental impairment, capacity, suggestibility, autistic functioning • Forensic mental health: • All aspects of psychological assessment, including aggression, arson, self-injury • Preparation of reports for mental health review tribunal, local review board • Personality: • Impact of childhood abuse upon personality • Assessment of personality disorder, re-offence risk, mitigating factors • Sexual offending: • Assessment & ...
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 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.
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 • I am an Accredited Expert ...
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 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 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
Mr Richard Curen PhD MACP MA DipPsy MA MSc in LONDON
Risk analysis & risk assessment of adolescents & adults with learning disabilities (LD) or Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) around sexual/domestic abuse, arson, violence • Investigative assessments of children & adults with LD or ASD where sexual abuse is suspected but not known • Parenting assessments of parents with LD or ASD in proceedings or in danger of having their children removed • Treatment for offenders with LD or ASD • Treatment for child & adult victims of abuse or other trauma
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
Mr Forrester in BY LAURENCEKIRK
My special interests are in forensic issues and diagnosis in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger's syndrome. Working with people affected by ASD since 1991, working closely with forensic and other psychiatric services, social workers, solicitors and the court service since at least 2000. I receive referrals for assessment from various departments, typically considering diagnostic issues, risk, potential involvement of symptoms in criminal behaviour, and recommendation of supports ...
Dr Nabavi in BIRMINGHAM
• Section 12(2) Approved • Honorary Senior Lecturer at Aston Medical School • Senior Clinical Examiner at Birmingham University 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 ...
Dr Conning in SEVENOAKS
Assessment of adolescents & adults: criminal, family & civil proceedings & personal injury cases • Criminal work includes: assessment of intellectual & cognitive functioning, assessment of mental health problems, e.g. depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, phobias • Family court work includes: the assessment of cognitive/intellectual functioning, capacity, psychological functioning, attachment • Personal injury work includes: assessment of the psychological sequelae of traumatic events & ...
Dr Jenkins in CARDIFF
General adult psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Depression & mood disorders • Psychiatric aspects of medical & surgical conditions • Liaison psychiatry
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 Connell-Jones in NEWARK
Psychiatric disorders in adult offenders • Special interest in mentally disordered women • EMDR therapy for borderline personality disorder, learning disability & self-injury • Simple & complex post-traumatic stress 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 • Forensic psychiatry, including prison assessments