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 Rees in LEEDS
Medicine - general practice • Clinical negligence • Professional conduct • Personal injury • Whiplash • Prison assessment
Dr Laidlaw in GLOUCESTER
Civil & criminal court reports • Expert witness trained • General adult & forensic psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder & psychiatric aspects of personal injury • Occupational stress • Medical negligence • Parental assessments in child care cases • Electroconvulsive therapy
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 • Assessing parental mental health...
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
Dr Medley in NEWARK
Adult psychiatry • Post-traumatic disorders • Psychiatric sequelae to stress, trauma & physical injury • Psychiatric complications of physical illness • Compensation claims involving psychological disability • Assessment of mental incapacity • Psychiatric forensic reports • Occupational stress & psychiatric injury • Negligence • Child protection issues • Disability discrimination...
Professor Green in HELSBY
Post-traumatic stress disorder • Depressive disorders • Drugs in psychiatry, such as antidepressants & antipsychotics • Medical examinations (professional) • Medical negligence • Schizophrenia...
Dr Elrington in COLCHESTER
Consultant Neurologist since 1993 • Areas of special expertise: • Headache • Chronic disability • Multiple sclerosis (Highly Commended by MS Society 1999) • Neuropsychiatry (Member of British Neuropsychiatric Association)...
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 Bott in HARTFIELD
Depressive disorders • Anxiety disorders • Alcoholism • Stress in employment • Psychological effects of accidents, including PTSD & assault, including rape • Civil matters relating to access to children • Psychological reaction to medical, surgical or obstetric negligence • Post-traumatic embitterment disorder
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
Dr Vincenti in NORTHALLERTON
All matters pertaining to adult & old age psychiatry • Particular expertise in: • Psychiatric & psychological sequelae of stress & trauma, particularly post-traumatic stress • Occupational health in relation to psychiatry • Postnatal mental disorder • Medical negligence • Approved clinician for the purposes of the Mental Health Act • Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Assessor
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 Sireling in LONDON
Mental illness in adults • NB Dr Sireling does not undertake forensic (criminal) cases Communication should be by email (as well as by post if desired) in the first instance.
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 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 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 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 Mynors-Wallis in POOLE
Psychiatric disorders • Post-traumatic stress & other related disorders • Depressive disorders • Anxiety disorders • Psychotic disorders • Alcohol & drug misuse • Personal injury assessments • Risk assessment • Child care parent assessments • Equality Act assessments • Medical negligence • Consultant Psychiatrist, Dorset Healthcare NHS Trust (Medical Director 2000-2015) • Registrar, Royal College of Psychiatrists 2010-2015 • Chair, South West Clinical Network in Mental Health (2015-2017) • Visiting Professor, Bournemouth University
Mrs Smith in SLOUGH
Fingerprint Expert with more than 28 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 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 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...
Professor Kopelman in LONDON
Consultant Neuropsychiatrist & Chartered Psychologist offering psychiatric, neuropsychological & medical assessment in: • Memory disorders & loss (amnesia, brain disease & psychogenic), including people amnesic for an offence & other criminal cases involving brain disease • Head injury • Epilepsy • Automatism • Sleep disorders • Dementia • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Retracted confessions • Psychosis • Extradition cases
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)
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 Skett in GLASGOW
Clearance of alcohol from the body • Metabolism of alcohol • Calculation of blood or breath alcohol concentrations • Interaction of alcohol with other drugs • Clearance of drugs & chemicals from the body • Toxic effects of drugs & chemicals • Uses & abuses of drugs • Drugs of abuse
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...
Dr Goodhead in DONCASTER
General psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Post-concussional syndrome • Alcohol dependence • PTSD • Adjustment disorders
Dr Croft in KINGSBRIDGE
Medico-legal reports on personal injuries: claimant, defendant or SJE instructions • Prompt reports prepared on soft tissue & minor injuries, including RTA, industrial & psychological trauma in adults, the elderly & children...
Dr Menon in email contact only
Psychological disorders associated with personal injury, such as road traffic accidents, industrial accidents, asbestos-related disease • General psychiatry • Old age psychiatry, including testamentary capacity, criminal work & issues relating to cognitive & intellectual decline • Research Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Baltimore, USA
Dr Monteiro in BURY
Personal injury, particularly Road Traffic Accidents & PTSD • Accidental injuries • Workplace injuries • Mental health & Deafness • Assessment of clients with communication problems • Forensic psychiatry reports, particularly deaf clients • Reports for industrial tribunals on deafness & tinnitus • Reports for health insurance claims • Fitness to work • Military psychiatry training January 2017 • Professor of Health & Society, University of Salford...
Dr Cahill in HALE
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...
Professor Gournay in CHESHUNT
Psychiatric nursing opinion regarding nursing procedures, violence in psychiatric settings, suicidal self-injurious behaviour, nurse education & nursing management • Registered Nurse • Chartered Scientist
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...
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 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 Trimble in LONDON
Head injury, with special reference to epilepsy & behavioural problems • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome • Medical negligence in relation to the development of psychiatric illness • Epilepsy • Tics • Somatoform disorders
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 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
Dr Hicks in DRAYCOTT FOLIAT
Matters of medical negligence related to general medical practice • I act for both claimant & defendant • Retired from clinical practice in October 2013 • I continue to work in the medico-legal field • Registered with the GMC...
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 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....
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 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 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 Amin in SALE
Assessment of mental incapacity • Capacity assessment • Medical/clinical negligence (adult psychiatry)
Dr Zakrzewski in EASTBOURNE
I am accepting instructions in all types and phases of legal proceedings. My expertise covers all areas of general & neuropsychiatry, including anxiety, depressive & psychotic disorders, personality disorders, psychological reactions to stress & trauma, learning disabilities, head injuries, autistic spectrum, chronic pain, alcohol & substance misuse. Patients also seen in London by arrangement. Email contact preferable...
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 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 Nagaraj in PEMBROKE
I am a freelance medical practitioner with experience & qualifications in geriatric medicine, rheumatology & rehabilitation • I have experience in psychiatry & forensic medicine • I have a Masters in Medical Law
Dr Pinder in WIRRAL
I have experience in all areas of neurological rehabilitation. My main area of expertise is the assessment & rehabilitation of brain injury from any cause - many are patients with head injury. I deal with all types of head injury, from mild post-concussive symptoms to severe disability. I also assess & treat patients with spinal cord injury, as well as patients with multiple trauma.
Dr Steadman in LONDON
I am co-opted onto the BMA Board of Science to advise them on issues to do with mental health. I have done this for over 20 years. My waiting list is normally 6-8 weeks, but I can usually fit in urgent cases. I am very experienced in personal injury and clinical negligence work and provide reports for many leading claimant and defendant solicitors. I deal with most areas of psychiatry and levels of complexity, and have a particular interest in chronic pain, head injury cases and PTSD and/or...
Dr Maratos in LONDON
Matters involving children or adolescents & families, including parental issues • Also, matters involving families & local authorities • Accidents & trauma (PTSD)
Dr Prothero in LONDON
Psychiatric assessment of sequelae of trauma & accident, including post-traumatic stress disorder, following personal injury • Assessment of medical competence or negligence in psychiatric practice • Assessment of psychiatric sequelae of alleged medical negligence or accident
Dr Hykin in AYLESBURY
Clinical negligence work only • Qualified as a doctor since 1991, & as a GP since 1997 • Within general practice, I have worked as a locum, a retainee & a principal • Since 2002 I have been working as a partner in a practice with over 12,000 patients • Approximately 4,800 patient contacts per year • I regularly teach FY2s & medical students within the practice • I am Bond Solon expert witness trained & gained my certificate in October 2006 • Civil Procedure Rules training certificate (Bond Solon) April 2014
Professor Cock in LONDON
Subspecialty expertise in epilepsy, encompassing all aspects relating to the causes, diagnosis, prognosis & treatment (medical & surgical) of epilepsy other than of conditions & syndromes exclusive to childhood • Expertise in common conditions misdiagnosed as epilepsy (e.g. feints, psychogenic non-epileptic attacks & pseudoseizures) • Experience in psychiatric conditions complicating epilepsy (e.g. post-seizure psychoses, automatisms during & after seizures) • Trained in report writing & court...
Dr Davies in SWANSEA
Adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Psychiatric reactions to illness & trauma, including PTSD & depression • Psychiatric aspects of chronic pain • Clinical negligence • Factitious disorder & malingering • Extensive clinical experience in psychiatry of physical disease & trauma • Appointments available in Cardiff, Swansea & Bridgend, plus elsewhere by arrangement • Usual availability 6 weeks or less • Fees £220/hour; fixed fee quotes available
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 Bradbury in YORK
Over 35 years' experience in general psychiatry & psychological therapies • Active in clinical practice • Trained in all aspects of medico-legal work • Entered on APIL & AvMA approved lists • Good working relationships with local firms • Home visits undertaken • Reports prepared at short notice • Personal injury • Trauma sequelae • Stress & anxiety • Psychiatric care & competence • Matrimonial disputes • Until 2018 Dr Bradbury was Medical Director, Cygnet Hospital, Harrogate
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 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 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 Nabavi in BIRMINGHAM
• Section 12(2) Approved • Honorary Senior Lecturer at Aston Medical School • Senior Clinical Examiner at Birmingham University
Dr McKay in LONDON
General adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Catatonia • Wernicke's encephalopathy • Psychiatric injury • Personal injury • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Somatoform disorder • Work-related stress • Negligence (condition & prognosis)
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 Caudell in BOURNEMOUTH
General practice breach of duty/clinical negligence (claimant & defendant) in civil litigation • Standard of practice in general practice in professional regulatory proceedings
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 Britto in HUDDERSFIELD
Psychiatric & psychological consequences of road traffic accidents • Assault victims • Post-traumatic stress disorder due to any cause • Mental disorder as defence • Healthcare & medical negligence, mental health • Mental Health Act 1983, independent reports for tribunals, disciplinary committees & trade unions • Assessment of anxiety disorders • Depression • Alcoholism • Psychosis • Drug abuse • Transcultural psychiatry • Ethnic minorities • Asian languages • Assessment of mental health • Immigration detention centres • Refugees
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 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 White in BIRMINGHAM
Liaison psychiatry • Eating disorders • Head injury • PTSD & related disorders • Medical negligence • General psychiatry • Employment issues • Psychiatric occupational health
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 Grewal in LONDON
Most psychiatric presentations, e.g. depression, PTSD, anxiety, drugs & alcohol • Special expertise in substance misuse • Personal injury, criminal, family & employment cases seen often • All cases considered • Potential to turn around reports in 7 days • CV available on website
Mrs Phair in HEATHFIELD
Nursing care of older people with mental health problems in hospitals or care homes • Suspected abuse & neglect • All categories include people who suffer from dementia & physical frailty • Nurses who work with older people who are in care homes • Mental Capacity Act assessment • NHS continuing care assessment • Independent reviews & serious untoward incident investigations • Serious case reviews • Adult protection investigations • Criminal & coroners • Court of Protection Best Interest Assessments
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...
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 Appleford in RUGELEY
General psychiatry • Eating disorders • Mental health & deafness • Medico-legal issues in psychiatric cases • Preparation of psychiatric reports in civil & criminal cases
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 Ananthanarayanan in TADWORTH
Dr Ananthanarayanan is a practising consultant psychiatrist with extensive experience in the NHS for over 22 years, treating various mental disorders. He was a specialist medical visitor to the Lord Chancellor's Department from 2003 until 2014. This work involved mainly assessment of mental capacity, cognitive assessment, memory problems due to organic brain conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, head injury and alcohol-related brain damage. He was a Medical...
Dr Parker in TAUNTON
Areas of clinical expertise The assessment and management of: • Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders • Personality disorders • Dual diagnosis/substance and alcohol use disorders • Mood disorders (depression and bipolar) • Intellectual/learning disability • Adult ADHD • Autism Spectrum Disorder • Dementia syndromes • PTSD...
Dr Fellerman in LEEDS
Expert in medico-legal reporting, with particular interest in whiplash injuries, sports injuries & general disabilities.
Dr Murray in ULVERSTON
Personal injury work • Vast experience since 2003, mainly RTAs • Also some medical negligence work
Dr Robinson in DURHAM
Depression • Anxiety • Stress management • Psychosexual problems • Relationship problems • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Work-related problems • Psychiatric nursing issues, including forensic psychiatry
Dr Zakrzewski in LONDON
I am accepting instructions in all types and phases of legal proceedings. My expertise covers all areas of general & neuropsychiatry, including anxiety, depressive & psychotic disorders, personality disorders, psychological reactions to stress & trauma, learning disabilities, head injuries, autistic spectrum, chronic pain, alcohol & substance misuse. Patients also seen in Eastbourne by arrangement. Email contact preferable...
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 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 Swale in BATH
All areas of general practice medicine • Clinical negligence in general practice
Dr Shah in LONDON
General practice-related incidents • Whiplash injury • Soft tissue injury • Minor accidents & injury...
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 Isaac in LONDON
Consultant & Honorary Senior Lecturer in adult general psychiatry at South London & Maudsley NHS FT, London • Trained in neuropathology in Glasgow • Psychiatric training (Bethlem Royal & Maudsley Hospitals, London) in forensic psychiatry, drug abuse & psychotherapy • Specialist training in neuropsychiatry (National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London), especially of epilepsy, head injury & conversion disorders • PTSD, personal injury, occupational psychiatry, stress, workplace bullying, burnout...
Dr Knott in EAST BARNET
My area of expertise is medical negligence. I am able to produce timely, comprehensive and well-referenced reports for reasonable fees. I have been a GP for 34 years. I am a clinical complaints adviser for the Medical Defence Union. I have on occasion produced medico-legal reports for the GMC Legal Department. I have been a lead assessor for the GMC and an external adviser to the Health Service Ombudsman.
Dr Bond in BRIDGNORTH
Psychiatric/psychological sequelae of personal injuries, including road traffic & work-related accidents, chronic pain, work-related stress & medical negligence
Dr Sakhuja in CARDIFF
Medico-legal work 1. Personal injury - all aspects of personal injury 2. Medical negligence 3. Psychiatric consequences of medical negligence 4. Traumatic brain injury 5. Drug & alcohol testing 6. Hair analysis for family courts 7. Chronic pain 8. Psychiatric consequences of abuse Treatments for addictions & psychiatric illness Tier 1 APIL Expert • CUBS Expert Witness Certificate • Certificate of Medical Reporting - 1
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...
Dr Umoh in WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA
Assessment, diagnosis & management of mental disorders, including substance misuse disorders, mental disorders in civil & criminal proceedings, fitness to plead, advice on sentencing of mentally disordered offenders, assessment of offending risk • Post-traumatic stress disorder, other forms of psychological impacts of trauma • Negligence & the psychiatric consequences of it • Substance misuse • Employment advice, fitness to return to work, prognosis of impact of returning to work • Specialist...
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 Bint in WOKING
I have been an NHS GP for 15 years. As a GP, I have worked in a variety of settings, including as a GP Principal (for 8 years), locum work in practices (for 4 years), out-of-hours care, urgent GP care (including within A & E), telephone triage, covering a cottage hospital, looking after patients in nursing and residential homes, and looking after private patients. I currently work as a Chambers Lead Partner in Pallant Medical Chambers.
Dr Jenkins in CARDIFF
General adult psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Depression & mood disorders • Psychiatric aspects of medical & surgical conditions • Liaison psychiatry
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 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 Adedokun in MANCHESTER
Dr Adedokun has extensive clinical experience in the management of various chronic pain syndromes including persistent neck, back or neuropathic pain especially following personal & occupational injuries, with experience in medical negligence claims • Dr Adedokun's experience also includes other chronic pain conditions such atypical facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia, post herpetic neuralgia, & other neuropathic pain syndromes, complex headaches, complex regional pain syndrome, cancer pain,...
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 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 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