Child custody

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

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 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 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 Osunsanmi in CHELTENHAM
Child, adolescent & family psychiatry • Autism spectrum disorders • Psychopharmacology • Family & attachments • Fitness to plead • ADHD • Aggression & criminality - adolescent • Certificate in Family Law • Certificate in Criminal Law & Civil Law
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
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 Adeyemi in TADWORTH
I provide expert witness service which includes preparation of medico-legal expert reports for all aspects of safeguarding children and child protection (physical abuse, child sexual abuse, neglect, fabricated and induced illness and perplexing presentations), meeting of experts and giving evidence in court. I have worked in paediatrics for 27 years, the last 19 years being specifically in community paediatrics and safeguarding children. I have completed medico-legal expert training...
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 Cousins in LEEDS
Children, adolescents & adults: • Assessment of intellectual function, level of mental impairment, capacity/competence, suggestibility, autism functioning, trauma • Child protection & family proceedings: • Assessment/treatment of parents involved in non-accidental injury, sexual abuse or neglect, including assessment of risk, parenting skills • Assessment of child & adolescent attachment, trauma, risk of self-harm • Forensic mental health: • All aspects of psychological assessment, including...
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 Ahmad in PRESTON
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 Hannah in LEYBURN
The care and welfare of young people with socialisation, behavioural and emotional problems
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
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 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 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 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 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 Skrinskiene in BRIDPORT
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 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...
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 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 Frazer in LEEDS
Psychiatric assessment & treatment of offenders (forensic psychiatry) • All aspects of drug & alcohol dependency • All aspects of general practice • I prepare some 200 court reports per year in respect of the aforesaid subjects & I am accustomed to giving oral evidence in court on a monthly basis • I have left general practice to concentrate on psychiatry • Approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended in 2007) • Honorary Senior Lecturer to the University of Leeds • Consultant Psychiatrist...
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 Alu in CROYDON
Developmental paediatrics • All aspects of safeguarding children and child protection, including physical abuse, child sexual abuse, neglect, fabricated and induced illness and perplexing presentations.
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
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 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.
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 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 Berry in EAST GRINSTEAD
Drug testing • Alcohol test calculations • Toxicological interpretation • Clinical toxicology • Forensic toxicology • Alcohol • Drugs • Drugs & driving • Substance misuse • Drug-facilitated crime • Child custody • Drugs - licit & illicit • Drugs & personal injury • Insurance reports
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 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 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 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 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...

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