I am a fully registered medical practitioner with twenty years of experience working in psychiatry. I hold a license to practice issued by the GMC. I am approved under section 12(2) as having special experience in the diagnosis or treatment of mental disorder. I am on the GMC specialist register in forensic psychiatry. I also have significant experience in old age psychiatry and adult psychiatry.
My areas of expertise are:
Capacity assessments including litigation, finances, residency etc. (working age and older adults), criminal courts – all aspects of criminal litigation and mental health (working age and older adults), independent psychiatric reports for solicitors representing detained patients (working age and older adults).
I have experience with court of protection capacity assessments (COP3 form) and DoLS legislation.