I have been trained in providing Expert Witness Reports, Independent Psychiatric Reports and giving Evidence in Court by training organisations in the UK to CPR and CrPR standard.

I hold full membership in the Expert Witness Institute (membership no. 7797). I am registered with expertwitness.co.uk.

The number of new instructions received per year is about 50. I am usually commissioned by Solicitors, Courts, Probation services, Insurance companies and Employment Tribunals. In addition, I am regularly commissioned by NHS England to chair Serious Untoward Incident reviews.

I have acted for claimant and defendants as well as receiving single and joint expert witness commissions. I have given oral evidence in Crown, Magistrates, Immigration, Family and Coroner’s courts.

My expertise extends to the following:

  • Criminal Psychiatric Reports & Assessments
  • Competence/Capacity determination
  • Fitness to plead Psychiatric Assessments
  • Dangerousness and sentencing options including MHA 1983/2007 disposals
  • Family child care proceedings and parental assessments including risk assessments
  • Employment Tribunals / Disability Discrimination Act and Occupational Matters
  • Permanent Health Insurance claims: Psychiatric Reports on PTSD, Mental Capacity and Mental Health evaluations
  • Mental Health Tribunals
  • Immigration cases
  • and

    Assessment and diagnoses of psychological/psychiatric injury resulting from various traumatic events including:

    • RTA
    • assault, domestic violence
    • industrial accident
    • war and torture
    • bullying and harassment
    • occupational stress
    • psychological aspects of physical injury/disfigurement
    • medical/clinical negligence