Child abuse

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

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 Taylor in RADLETT
Bite mark analysis in cases of child abuse, rape, murder • Age assessment from teeth • Post-mortem identification by dental means • Civil litigation in cases of dental malpractice • General dental practice for patients who are medically compromised
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 Urwin in MAIDENHEAD
Personal injury claims in schools or children's homes where a staff member has been physically injured by a child in the workplace • External investigator following an allegation of assault or inappropriate touch against a member of staff in the same settings (above), or similar disciplinary and/or competence matters • A range of support measures for schools in difficulties
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 Osunsanmi in CHELTENHAM
Child, adolescent & family psychiatry • Autism spectrum disorders • Psychopharmacology • Family & attachments • Fitness to plead • ADHD • Aggression & criminality - adolescent • Certificate in Family Law
Dr Jones in WIRRAL
Forensic Physician since 1995, Principal since 2003: adult & child sexual assault examinations • Expert witness work since 2006: reports & evidence in court • Expert opinion primarily in the field of sexual assault & child sexual abuse • Fellow of Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine • Accredited Psychosexual Therapist (COSRT) since 1991: opinion on matters of sexual difficulty • Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children, Wirral PCT 2003-2010 • Holds Expert Witness Certificate (CUBS)
Mr Worlock in BERWICK-UPON-TWEED
Trauma • Fracture management • Fracture pattern in child abuse • Management of musculoskeletal injuries • Consults in London, Manchester, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne & Oxford I have been in medico-legal practice since 1988 & have prepared over 7600 medical reports for personal injury & clinical negligence claims. I have given evidence in court on 54 occasions. I was a Founder Member of the Society of Expert Witnesses. I am on the recommended list of medical experts for both APIL & AVMA. I have lectured on the...
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
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
Mr Prem in BIRMINGHAM
My sub-speciality within orthopaedics is paediatric orthopaedics & foot & ankle surgery • I practice adult foot & ankle surgery at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital & paediatric orthopaedics at the Birmingham Children's Hospital • The hospitals are tertiary care centres • I have done fellowships in Australia & Manchester & did my orthopaedic training in London
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 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 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...
Miss Johnson in MILTON KEYNES
Digital Forensics & Cell Site Analysis Expert Witness Evidence Matters Ltd are specialists in defending child pornography, fraud & counterfeiting cases, with more than 20 years' forensics experience • We aim to answer your questions in plain English, providing you with an easy to understand, jargon-free, professional report • 24 hour nationwide service • Free consultation • Tried & tested experts for the International Criminal Court, Crown Courts, Family Courts & Tribunals...
Dr Nabavi in BIRMINGHAM
• Section 12(2) Approved • Honorary Senior Lecturer at Aston Medical School • Senior Clinical Examiner at Birmingham University
Mr Pople in BRISTOL
Hydrocephalus • Spina bifida • Childhood neurological conditions (paediatric neurosurgery) • Lumbar disc disorders • Head injury • Neuro-endoscopy • Child abuse affecting the brain
Dr Habibi in LONDON
Paediatric intensive care • Emergency medicine • Infectious diseases • Meningococcal disease • Meningitis & septicaemia • Respiratory diseases • Ethical issues • General paediatrics • Life expectancy • Sleep medicine
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 Jones in CHESTER
I provide specialist psychological assessment, therapeutic intervention and expert witness work within my area of expertise nationwide. Examples of cases are: • Public & private law cases before family courts • Contact & divorce • Personal injury & compensation claims • Criminal cases • Special interest in trauma, attachment, child abuse & neglect I work with individuals and families, and my response time and quality of information are first class.
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 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 Ibbotson in LITTLEBOROUGH
Psychological sequelae of traumatic events - assessment, provision of reports & also treatment • PTSD - assessment, provision of reports & also treatment • Asylum seekers - assessment, provision of reports & also treatment • Adverse effects of hypnosis
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...
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...
Mrs Beazley Richards in CROWBOROUGH
I am a Chartered Psychologist, a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist, a UKCP registered Psychotherapist, and a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst. I accept instructions in relation to psychological problems, intelligence, psychological trauma, cognitive impairment and mental illness, including capacity. I conduct risk assessments in family, criminal, extradition and personal injury matters. Specialism in child protection and in sexual and violent offences, with over 35 years'...
Mr Hannah in LEYBURN
The care and welfare of young people with socialisation, behavioural and emotional problems
Mr Raja in MILTON KEYNES
Digital Forensics & Cell Site Analysis Expert Witness Evidence Matters Ltd are specialists in defending child pornography, fraud & counterfeiting cases, with more than 20 years' forensics experience • We aim to answer your questions in plain English, providing you with an easy to understand, jargon-free, professional report • 24 hour nationwide service • Free consultation • Tried & tested experts for the International Criminal Court, Crown Courts, Family Courts & Tribunals...
Dr Qureshi in HOUNSLOW
Transcultural litigation: dealing with clients from different cultures, religions & ethnic backgrounds • A medical practitioner specialising in transcultural medicine available to assist in relevant cases, including medical malpractice cases • Employment or marital disputes & criminal matters • Author Transcultural Medicine • Badge of Honour of the British Red Cross (2000) • Plaque of Recognition by the House of Lords (2001) • Also Specialist in GP clinical negligence
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...
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 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
Mr Guy in BECCLES
I am Founder & Director of The Red Poppy Company that specialises in psychological trauma & PTSD. My experience of trauma spans 30 years. I have worked in the corporate & public sectors assessing & treating individuals, including children who have sustained psychological trauma injury & PTSD from a variety of causes. I am also DBS checked....
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 Alwin in BURY
Psychological assessment of adults with regards to: • Personality dysfunction • Consequences of childhood trauma • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personal injury • Personality & parenting
Professor Kinsey in LEEDS
Paediatric haematology • Haemoglobinopathies • Thalassaemia • Coagulation problems • Platelet abnormalities • Leukaemia • Bleeding 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 Moore in WOLVERHAMPTON
General paediatrics • Community paediatrics • Developmental paediatrics • Neurodisability • Child physical abuse • Child emotional abuse • Child neglect • Child sexual abuse • Safeguarding children • Looked after children (children in care) • Fabricated & induced illness
Dr Valinejad in DARTFORD
I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who has previously worked for the NHS for 25 years and has established my own psychological service since 2014. My specialist area is psychological trauma. I run a busy expert witness and psychological therapy practice. In addition, I provide specialist assessments, namely neuropsychological assessments for individuals who have suffered brain injury and any other type of neuropsychological pathology. I have been instructed in civil, family and...
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 • Assessment of personality disorder, re-offence risk, mitigating factors • Sexual offending: • Assessment & treatment of sexual offenders against adults & children,...
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....
Dr Spoto in LONDON
Mental illness • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Child care • Testamentary capacity • Court of Protection • Forensic psychiatry • Mental Health Act • Psychotherapy • Road traffic accidents • Mental Health Review Tribunals • Immigration • Personal injury
Dr Markos in email contact only
• Expert witness since 1998 • Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians • Fellow of the European Conjoint Committee for Sexual Medicine • Rape, sexual abuse, assault, offences (adult, adolescent, child, drugs, alcohol) • Sexual dysfunction (female/male) • Impotence (drugs, accidents, trauma) • Medical negligence • Genital pre-cancerous conditions (female, male) • Colposcopy...
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
Professor Ross in BIRMINGHAM
Sexually transmitted infections • Gonorrhoea • Chlamydia • Genital warts • Pelvic inflammatory disease • Syphilis • Pubic lice • Genital candida • Bacterial vaginosis • Urethritis • Trichomonas vaginalis • Genital herpes • Prostatitis • Balanitis • HIV & AIDS • Genitourinary medicine
Mr Christopher in email contact only
Examination, deconstruction & investigation of criminal and civil cases • Forensic case analysis • Police & CID operations • Criminal intelligence • Surveillance & covert methodology • Informants & protected witnesses • Major police investigations • Professional standards investigations • Resource management • Effective policy making • I offer a strategic analysis of case management • I am not a private investigator
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 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...
Mr Goulden in LONDON
Dental negligence • Personal injury, civil • Personal injury, criminal • Forensic dentistry • Teeth
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
Dr Hodge in LEEDS
Emergency paediatrics • General paediatrics • Accident & emergency paediatrics • Child protection • Child abuse & non-accidental injury
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 Skrinskiene in HAILSHAM
I have received instructions on medico-legal matters since working in the UK since 2006. I have prepared reports for personal injury, family law (child care and contact) proceedings, criminal injury, domestic abuse, harassment and discrimination cases, criminal law (including fitness to plead and stand trial, intent, extradition cases), capacity and deprivation of liberty assessments and employment cases. I gave evidence for an appeal hearing for a Criminal Injuries Compensation Application in...
Dr Tyson in TRURO
Clinical psychology • Medical legal work, assessments & court reports • Treatments including CBT & EMDR • Children & adults • Professionally accredited with HCPC, BPS, APIL registered (First Tier) • Areas of expertise include PTSD, trauma, medical negligence, pain management, anxiety, depression, eating disorders & adult ADHD • Rehabilitation & return to work issues • Professional clinic locations throughout Cornwall, prepared to travel for court work across the South West region & Wales
Ms Jackson in LONDON
Assessment of attachment & bonding in families • Assessment of parenting, including in the context of child care proceedings • Alcohol & drug abuse as pertaining to parenting ability • Domestic violence, physical, sexual & emotional abuse as pertaining to parenting ability • Adult cognitive & personality assessment, including own family history in relation to ability to parent • Cognitive assessment of adults to determine competence, identify learning difficulties & disabilities, & make recommendations •...
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.
Ms Poate-Joyner in CHICHESTER
Specialist areas include: • Adult mental health • Full range of psychological disorders • Learning disability • Vulnerable adults • Intellectual & cognitive functioning assessment • IQ • Mental capacity • Capacity to consent • Global parenting & family assessment • Risk assessment • Child care proceedings • Sexual abuse • Sexual offences • Trauma • PTSD • Specialist training & expertise in the assessment of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), especially Asperger's Syndrome • Domestic violence • Controlling & coercive behaviours...
Dr Maratos in LONDON
Matters involving children or adolescents & families, including parental issues • Also, matters involving families & local authorities • Accidents & trauma (PTSD)
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
Professor Green in HELSBY
Post-traumatic stress disorder • Depressive disorders • Drugs in psychiatry, such as antidepressants & antipsychotics • Medical examinations (professional) • Medical negligence • Schizophrenia...
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 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 Alu in WALLINGTON
Developmental paediatrics • All aspects of safeguarding children and child protection, including physical abuse, child sexual abuse, neglect, fabricated and induced illness and perplexing presentations.
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 Hann in LONDON
Child protection, particularly physical abuse & neglect (Named Doctor for Child Protection) • Paediatric emergency medicine
Dr Croft in HITCHIN
Child protection & child abuse • Child development • Childhood disability • Community paediatrics • Autism • ADHD • Given evidence in court 200+ times...
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 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...
Dr Wilkinson in OXFORD
Oxford Medico Legal • We provide medico-legal examinations, reports & expert opinions, consultancy & educational services in clinical forensic & general medical practice in the British & Irish jurisdictions....
Professor Fleming in BRISTOL
Consultant paediatrician experienced in: • Child abuse (young infants) • Intrapartum care • Perinatal care • Pre-term or low birthweight infant care • Neonatal intensive care • Perinatal & infant physiology • Infant care, general • Delivery room care of normal & high-risk infants • Sudden infant deaths • Fabricated or imposed illness by carers • Sleep physiology in children • Also practises as a Consultant Paediatrician
Dr Trent in BIRMINGHAM
Risk assessment in child care cases • Intellectual & personality profiles of individuals • Suggestibility & compliance • Sex offender assessment • Pre-sentencing & probation reports • Personal injury assessment
Dr Kouble in SHEFFIELD
Dental identification • Dental aspects of child abuse • Dental aspects of non-accidental injury • Bite mark analysis • Forensic dentistry • Forensic odontology • Forensic odonto-stomatology • Dog bite injury analysis

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