Mental capacity

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

Dr Green in CHIGWELL
Dr Alice Green has 20 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 therapy to clients referred by solicitors, insurance companies and rehabilitation services. Medico-legal work includes the preparation of psychological assessments and expert witness psychology reports for court, specialising in the field of...
Dr Dan Lee in LONDON
Geriatric medicine • Dementia • Falls • Rehabilitation • Personal injury • Clinical negligence • Mental capacity • Life expectancy
Dr Jacobson in BECKENHAM
I have special interests in the fields of: • Neuropsychiatry • Affective disorders, including bipolar disorder • Psychiatric disorders following accidents, including post-traumatic stress disorder • Chronic pain • Neuropsychiatric sequelae of head injury • Brain damage in children & adults • Assessment of capacity
Dr Hides in LEEDS
Clinical Psychologist and NHS Clinical Lead with 21 years of experience • Personal injury and RTA • Medical negligence • Cognitive assessments, including learning disabilities and difficulties, attention deficit (ADHD/ADD), autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and assessments of cognitive functioning/IQ • Assessment and treatment of mental health problems such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, personality disorder, adjustment disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder...
Dr Hashemi in CROYDON
Geriatric medicine • Acute general medicine • Falls in the elderly • Personal injury • Rehabilitation • Dementia • Mental capacity • Confusional states • Mental impairment • Life expectancy • Clinical negligence
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 Albazzaz in NOTTINGHAM
Consultant stroke physician, geriatrician & general medicine practitioner • Special interest in stroke & old age disease • Previously Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield Medical School • Extensive experience in all aspects of acute stroke, thrombolysis, thrombectomy, stroke rehabilitation, geriatric & general medicine • Experience in the assessment of disability, falls & rehabilitation, mental capacity assessment, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, movement disorders & osteoporosis • Pressure...
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....
Dr Mannan in LONDON
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 • MSc - Masters Degree (Clinical & Public Health Aspects of Addiction), London • LLM...
Professor Dr Thompson in POOLE
Neuropsychological assessment & consultancy • Medico-legal • Civil & criminal • Medical negligence • Road traffic collisions • Neurodegenerative disorders • Memory problems • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Depression • Anxiety • Client visits • Testamentary & mental capacity • Head injury • Fatigue • Failure to provide • Neuropsychological assessment to discern reactions to AstraZeneca COVID, Pfizer/BioNtech COVID & Moderna COVID vaccinations
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 Visiting Professor of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Lincoln
Dr Cahill in MANCHESTER
Adult psychiatry, including: • Accident • Anxiety disorders • Bereavement & grief • Chronic pain • Capacity • Depression • Eating disorders • Fitness to plead • Liaison psychiatry • Medical negligence • Mental disorder • Military/armed forces • Mood disorders • Occupational • Paranoia • Personality disorders • Post-traumatic stress disorders • Psychotic disorders • Road traffic accidents • Schizophrenia • Self-esteem • Self-injury • Somatisation & conversion disorders • Stress disorders • Testamentary capacity • Trauma
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 Nadeem in ALTRINCHAM
Medico-legal problems related to mental health & substance misuse problems
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)
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 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 Ashcroft in WIGAN
Family proceedings: assessment of adults & families, including domestic violence, substance abuse, psychological aspects of non-accidental injury, cognitive functioning & capacity, contact, personality, mental health issues, risk • I have completed the Bond Solon Cardiff University Law School training for criminal, civil & family court proceedings
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...
Dr de Taranto in ST ALBANS
Clinical/medical negligence - compensation for psychiatric injury or damage • Compensation for sexual, physical or emotional abuse • Personal injury - compensation for psychiatric injury or damage Assessments by Zoom, Skype or FaceTime during the Covid-19 emergency PA: Karen Lock on [email protected]
Ms Smales in LONDON
Adults • Mental health, including schizophrenia, personality disorder, bipolar, depression, anxiety, dementia and mild to moderate learning disabilities • Forensic mental health and risk • Best Interest decisions • Section 117 aftercare and eligibility criteria • Care Act assessments • Deprivation of liberty safeguards and Best Interest decisions • Mental capacity decisions • Forensic risk analysis, including completion of HCR20s • Mental Health Review Tribunals • Social work holistic needs assessments • Health and...
Dr Lawson in HALIFAX
Psychiatric Complex Capacity Assessments/disputed cases being considered for orders by or already being considered by the Court of Protection - relating to people aged 18 years or over who have learning disability with or without Autistic Spectrum Disorder (MCA 2005 & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard Assessments)
Dr Amin in SALE
Assessment of mental incapacity • Capacity assessment • Medical/clinical negligence (adult psychiatry)
Dr Meadipudi in MANCHESTER
Dr Meadipudi has clinical interests in the acute management of stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy, managing complex general and geriatric medical conditions such as sepsis, frailty, dementia, delirium and parkinsonism. He also has 6 years’ experience and clinical interest in orthogeriatric fracture prevention and osteoporosis management. Dr Meadipudi also has a particular interest in the preoperative care of older stroke and geriatric patients undergoing surgery.
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...
Dr Garcia Reitboeck in LONDON
General neurology (disorders of and injuries to the nervous system, i.e. brain, spinal cord, nerves, muscles) • Stroke • Headache • Parkinson's disease • Disorders affecting memory or thinking • Dementia • Capacity assessments • Myasthenia gravis • Motor neurone disease

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