Medico-Legal

Medico-Legal Expert for Upper Limb & Hand Injuries

I provide Medical Legal services for hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries. This includes Expert Witness, specialist assesments and Medical Legal Reports for Solicitors and Insurance Companies in Northern Ireland and the UK.

Personal injuries due to workplace accidents, product liability or medical malpractice are all within my remit of expertise.

I can give professional Expert Opinion evidence and have experience doing so for both Claimants and Defendants involved in Civil Litigation cases and for Insurance Companies.

I am an experienced Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) having worked in numerous hospital settings around the world.

My current NHS role is as a Consultant Hand Therapist / Advanced Practitioner, being the most specialist level for an Allied Health Professional working in Hand Therapy. I am also the Principal CHT in my own private practice and hold The Cardiff University Bond Solon (CUBS) Expert Witness Civil Certificate.

Please get in with contact me to request a copy of my CV and Terms & Conditions.

Expert Witness

I work with Solicitors in Belfast, Northern Ireland and the UK as a whole. Legal professionals can be rest assured by my flexible, prompt and effective Medical Legal Service.

I am well versed in the legal duties and Procedural Rules for an Expert Witness in Civil Litigation scenarios such as:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Pre-Action Period
  • Action Period

Medico-Legal Reports

Having completed numerous Expert Witness courses, including Excellence in Report Writing, my Medical Legal Reports are comprehensive and written to the highest standards expected by the Court.

Medico-Legal Courses & Qualifications

I hold:

The Cardiff University Bond Solon (CUBS) Expert Witness Civil Certificate (2003)

To complete my Cardiff University Bond Solon (CUBS) [Civil] Expert Witness Certificate I have undergone the following Bond Solon expert witness training courses:

  • Civil or Family or Criminal Law and Procedure (2023)
  • Excellence in Report Writing (2022)
  • Courtroom Skills (2022)
  • Cross-Examination Day (2022)
The Cardiff University Bond Solon (CUBS) Expert Witness Civil Certificate
                        (2003) Badge

Special Interests

  • Upper limb / hand trauma including fractures, amputations, tendon and nerve injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Acquired conditions
  • Upper limb / hand scars
  • Upper limb / hand cosmetic or reconstructive surgeries