Medico-legal Services

We have extensive experience of preparing legal reports, advising counsel and giving expert evidence in court. Where there are more complex issues that overlap between different specialist areas, the team provides consultancy support where needed to the individual or as a team of experts.

Quotations for particular pieces of work are normally prepared within 24 hours. Informal enquiries from Legal Professionals are welcome by phone or e-mail; please Contact us to request information.

Legal reports can be prepared for various reasons, including:

Assessment of Mental Capacity for Adults, Older Adults, People and Forensic Populations, in the areas of:

  • Capacity to comprehend and participate in the judicial process
  • Witness in court
  • Consent to sexual relations
  • Instructing a solicitor
  • Management of financial affairs
  • Enduring Power of Attorney
  • Making a Will
  • Consent to treatment
  • Advanced Directives

Neuropsychological Assessments

  • Neuropsychological Assessment following a Personal Injury
  • Assessment of neuropsychological sequelae following illness (e.g. Dementia or Stroke)
  • Assessment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the provision of treatment interventions

Assessment of elder abuse in Older Adults and Younger Adults with Dementia, especially in the areas of:

  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Psychological Abuse
  • Financial or Material Abuse
  • Neglect and Acts of Omission
  • Discriminatory Abuse