Fitness

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

Mr Baskind in WIRRAL
Probably the most sought-after expert in his field. Instructed in claimant, defendant and criminal cases for Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Treasury Solicitor, Prison Officers Association and other firms of solicitors • Experienced in single joint expert instructions • Expert in all aspects of self-defence, physical restraint, personal safety and martial arts, including control and restraint systems taught to police, prison, hospital (including secure), schools and security personnel • Adviser to...
Mr Dyer in HOVE
Independent aircraft accident analysis • Professional misconduct - maintenance engineering • Professional misconduct - commercial aircraft operation • Negligent aircraft maintenance • Negligent aircraft operation • Inadequate safety management • Disputes concerning complex aviation technology • ADR - RAeS arbitrator
Dr Waheed in MANCHESTER
Dr Waheed has a variety of specialist interests, including: psychiatric illness in medical patients, mental health of ethnic minorities, stress in immigrants, depression, anxiety, post-partum depression, PTSD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, risk to other assessments, suicide risk assessments, mental capacity assessments, structured interviews for diagnosis and fitness to plead assessments.
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
Mr Harlow in POOLE
Independent Chartered Neurological Physiotherapist specialising in the management of adults with complex neurological conditions • Traumatic and acquired brain injury management and rehabilitation, including equipment • Spinal cord injury management and rehabilitation, including equipment • Aquatic physiotherapy/hydrotherapy
Dr Wilkinson in OXFORD
Oxford Medico Legal • Medico-legal examinations, reports & expert opinions, consultancy & educational services in clinical forensic & general medical practice in the British & Irish jurisdictions. Dr Wilkinson is a Registered Medical Practitioner and General Practitioner in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. He is a Forensic Physician, Tutor in Legal Medicine, University of Oxford, Emeritus Lecturer in Forensic & Legal Medicine, University College Dublin. • Forensic...
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 Brow in email contact only
All aspects of general adult psychiatry: • Schizophrenia • Bipolar disorder • Transient/drug-induced psychosis • Depression • Personality disorder • Substance misuse • Dual diagnosis • Adjustment disorder • Anxiety disorder • PTSD I take forensic cases (including murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery with violence) and civil cases. Other interests include autistic spectrum and OCD, fitness to plead, head injury and psychiatric impact, medical competence and negligence, memory impairment, mild cognitive impairment,...
Dr Monaci in NEW MALDEN
• Neuropsychology expert • Assessment of cognitive & emotional functioning using psychometric & neuropsychological objective assessments & by clinical interview • Known or suspected brain injury • Neuropsychiatric conditions • Neurodegenerative conditions, including dementia • Mental capacity • Cognitive & intellectual functioning, including memory & executive skills • Symptom validity assessment & malingering...
Mr Harris-Jones in LONDON
Personal injury • Medical examination to include: • Soft tissue injuries • Neck injuries • Back injuries • Soft tissue injuries following road accidents or injury at work • Some work-related injuries • Upper limb disorder problems, such as repetitive strain injury • Fitness for work, advice & reporting on • Medical retirement • MedCo Registered • MedCo registration: DME4234
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...
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 Phull in LINCOLN
I have over 10 years of experience in the following areas: • Criminal matters • Personal injury • Clinical negligence • Parole-based reports • Capacity-based reports Typically, the report types I have produced during this time have included: • Desktop screening reports • Breach of duty reports • Condition and prognosis • Fitness to plead and court-based recommendation reports • Complex or serious injury reports
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 Carstairs in BROMLEY
Psychological testing & assessment of adults • Post-traumatic stress disorder & personal injury • Malingering • Fitness to plead or stand trial • Treatment planning & questions of disposition • Diagnosis of psychopathology • Professional negligence • Intellectual functioning
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 Harris in LONDON
Medico-legal reports concerning all aspects of general medical practice • Medical records • Medical ethics • Medical disputes • Personal injury, including road traffic accident & whiplash injuries • Falling, tripping & slipping accidents • Medico-legal aspects of circumcision • Medical competence, accidents & negligence • Prescribing & dispensing errors • Therapeutic misadventure • Drug & alcohol supervised testing & chain of custody • General medical reports in asylum, refugee & immigration cases • Home & prison...
Dr Hardie in LONDON
Traumatic brain & spinal injuries • Clinical & occupational neurology • Disability assessment • Neurological rehabilitation • Cerebrovascular disease: intracranial aneurysms, AVMs, TIA & stroke services, thrombolysis for acute stroke • Sport-related injuries, especially concussion & spinal injuries • Military medicine & defence medical rehabilitation • War pensions & armed forces compensation Also consulting in Nottingham & Bristol...
Dr Drayton in BIRMINGHAM
I am able to provide psychological reports that will answer the questions in your letter of instruction. The reports will be written for a legal audience, in plain English, with no psychobabble. All my reports will have clear recommendations and practical advice on how the person being assessed can be helped. I am also an Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator....
Professor Elliott in SHREWSBURY
The medico-legal aspects of psychiatric disorders in adults, including the psychological consequences of trauma, in particular following road traffic or industrial accidents • Assessment, diagnosis, treatment options, prognosis & aetiology of all psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety & post-traumatic stress disorder • Forensic psychiatry, including work-related stress, fitness to plead, sexual offences & psychological consequences of clinical negligence • Parenting assessments
Dr Bains in THATCHAM
I am a trained psychiatrist and have a masters in mental health law. I work as a forensic psychiatrist and have expertise and experience of providing evidence in legal proceedings to courts. I have specialist expertise in learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. I have provided second opinion reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals. I am able to provide psychiatric reports and advice on matters such as fitness to plead.
Dr Qayum in LONDON
Cognitive behavioural therapy • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Employment-related issues • Neuropsychology • Expert witness
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 O'Rourke in ALTRINCHAM
Mental Health Review Tribunals - assessment of psychological need & risk in relation to individuals detained under the MHA (1983) • Personal injury claims - deaf & hearing clients • Criminal cases: fitness to plead, intellectual ability & impact of deafness, risk assessment & risk management, mental health & deafness • Mental health & trauma • Family/child care proceedings: assessments of deaf & hearing adults in relation to child care proceedings; presence/absence of a learning disability & the impact...
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 &...
Mr Butt in STOURBRIDGE
I have been doing medico-legal work since 1993, & am competent to accept instruction in the following: • Injury at work involving the musculoskeletal system • Accidents, road traffic accidents, involving the musculoskeletal system • Trauma & orthopaedics • Appeal cases for pension, early retirement, loss of benefits, etc.
Captain Turner in HARTFIELD
As former Chief Pilot with a major UK airline, Chris has wide experience in flight operations, recruitment, pilot training and remuneration. Currently a Captain and Type Rating Examiner on Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' aircraft, he is also an active light aircraft pilot. Chris is an experienced expert witness - certificated by, and a Governor of, the Expert Witness Institute - and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. His Axten Aviation team also cover helicopter, engineering, maintenance, aircraft...
Dr Williams in DOVER
Occupational medicine • Fitness for work • Occupational pensions • Ill health retirement • Disability assessment • Disability discrimination • Working with CFS/ME • Working with fibromyalgia & chronic widespread pain • Working with back pain • Working with chronic pain • Working with complex regional pain syndrome
Dr Donner in BERKHAMSTED
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 Hides in LEEDS
Cognitive assessments • Assessments of mental capacity • Work-related trauma • Personal injury & RTA • Assessment of psychological competencies • Care proceedings & family law
Dr Irvine in STOCKTON-ON-TEES
Clinical forensic medicine, general • Clinical forensic medicine, sexual abuse • Clinical forensic medicine, wounding • Fitness to be detained • Fitness to be interviewed • Road Traffic Act (drink/drugs & driving) • Police complaints • Trauma • Assault Additional emails: [email protected] [email protected]
Dr Crawford in BINGLEY
Medical treatment of cancer • Diagnosis & management of malignant disease in adults, especially gynaecological cancers, cancers of bronchus, lung & pleura, & cancers of unknown primary • Fitness to plead in relation to a diagnosis of cancer
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 Shah in LONDON
Mr Shah specialises in hip and knee surgery, with a particular interest in hip and knee arthroplasty and revision surgery. He also has a special interest in sports injuries, trauma patients, ongoing pain, fracture treatment, return to activities, nerve injuries during surgery and infection after surgery.
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
Mrs Smith in SLOUGH
Fingerprint Expert with more than 30 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:...
Dr Anderson in LONDON
HCPC registered • Protected titles: Chartered Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist, Occupational Psychologist • In private practice since 1980 • Provided psychological reports & expert testimony in civil & criminal cases in the UK, the USA & Bermuda • Experience in: criminal law, personal injury, prison law, employment matters, immigration, child & family matters, & educational needs
Dr Williams in LEEDS
Cardiovascular disease • Echocardiography • Stress echo • Aviation medicine • Civil aviation cardiologist...
Dr Hardie in NOTTINGHAM
Traumatic brain & spinal injuries • Clinical & occupational neurology • Disability assessment • Neurological rehabilitation • Cerebrovascular disease: intracranial aneurysms, AVMs, TIA & stroke services, thrombolysis for acute stroke • Sport-related injuries, especially concussion & spinal injuries • Military medicine & defence medical rehabilitation • War pensions & armed forces compensation Also consulting in Bristol & Harley Street, London
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 Lewis in SOLIHULL
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience of providing expert witness reports for the Court. Areas of expertise include personal injury, clinical negligence and assessments of mental health and Mental Capacity (MCA 2005) in relation to employment, housing and immigration matters. I am experienced in preparing reports for criminal proceedings, including fitness to plead/stand trial, criminal responsibility, mitigating circumstances, failure to provide. I have specialist expertise...
Mr Aguiar in LIVERPOOL
Brain injury • Assessment of capacity • Neuropsychological assessment & rehabilitation • Neuropsychological assessment of dementia & other neurological disorders • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Post-traumatic stress disorder in brain injury • Criminal responsibility in brain injury • Fitness to plead • Personal injury
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:...
Professor Hodkinson in CHISWICK
I have had considerable expert witness experience in the areas of: • Mental impairment in the elderly, especially with regard to testamentary capacity • Personal injury, disability & rehabilitation of the elderly • Medical negligence involving the elderly • Care needs of the elderly • Estimation of life expectancy • Pressure sores • Prognosis & life expectancy in the elderly
Dr Abou-El-Fadl in ILFORD
• Consultant in general adult psychiatry since 1990 • Medical Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal • Visiting Psychiatrist to Chelmsford Prison 1992-2004 • Long and varied medico-legal experience Reporting regularly to the courts in civil and criminal proceedings on mental health issues in relation to: • Criminal, family and personal injury matters • Clinical negligence • Specific areas of testamentary capacity, fitness to plead and stand trial • Psychological trauma due...
Dr Series in OXFORD
Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist (Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust) & Member, Faculty of Law (University of Oxford) • Mental health problems of all kinds in older people • Capacity & incapacity (including current & retrospective testamentary capacity, & LPA & COP3 certificates) • Deprivation of liberty • Mental Health Act work • Psychopharmacology • Dementia, depression, psychosis & anxiety disorders • Negligence • Training provider • CUBS Expert Witness Certificate • Civil, criminal & Court of Protection Mental...
Dr Mian in MANCHESTER
Dr Mian has a broad scope of clinical experience delivering general practice, accruing substantial inpatient and outpatient dermatology experience to establish proficiency using a dermatoscope to diagnose skin lesions and regularly managing a wide range of complex skin conditions. She also has RCGP-accredited training relating to nutrition, allergy, exercise and lifestyle medicine.
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 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 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 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 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 Bodansky in LEEDS
Medical negligence • Diabetes • Endocrinology • General (internal) medicine • Acute medicine • Male sexual disorders • Has experience of criminal defence & prosecution of rape & indecent assault in relation to male sexual dysfunction • Life expectancy • Mortality • Quantum • Adviser to solicitors for NHS Resolution, GMC, MPS, MDU, major insurance companies • Adviser to CPS, NCA, police, HM Coroners
Dr Vanker in LEICESTER
Dr Vanker sees a wide range of individuals, from all age groups, with various mental and physical health difficulties, for clinical and neuropsychological assessments and therapy • Medico-legal assessments, including neuropsychological assessments of head injury, and preparation of court reports • Happy to travel nationally, and abroad, to undertake neuropsychological assessments • Neuropsychological assessment of capacity • Diagnostic psychological assessments using a wide range of...
Dr Swale in BATH
All areas of general practice medicine • Clinical negligence in general practice
Dr Nabavi in BIRMINGHAM
• Regional Medical Director, The Priory Group • Section 12(2) Approved • Honorary Senior Lecturer at Aston Medical School
Dr Porter in WIGAN
I have been a Lecturer at the University of Salford, Manchester since 1997. I lecture at Corpus Christi Cambridge where I am Medical Director for the Medical Summer Programme. I have written ten textbooks translated into eleven languages, including an international reference textbook on soft tissue injuries. My expertise is patient assessment and management, ethics and professional practice, rheumatology, orthopaedics and soft tissue injury management. I am a publishing consultant for Elsevier...
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...

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