Bolam Experts was launched in 2020 as a private chambers of medical expert witnesses with a focus on clinical negligence cases. When instructing through Bolam Experts you will be dealing direct with your expert of choice.
We understand that solicitors and claimants need prompt and sensible advice informed by contemporary clinical practice and an understanding of relevant legal tests. Our experts are current full-time NHS consultants, all of whom undergo continuous medico-legal training and enjoy excellent feedback from our network of legal partners.
Our ‘USP’ is our responsiveness and superb customer service, coupled with a keen understanding of the requirements of instructing Solicitors and Barristers. Each report is internally peer-reviewed for accuracy, consistency and adherence to instructions.
Consultant Stroke Physician: Dr James Scott
Qualifications: MBBS MSc FRCP
Dr Scott is Consultant Stroke Physician and Head of Service at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB), where he has been in post since 2012. During specialist training he completed an MSc in quality and safety in healthcare at the Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College London including a medico-legal module with focus on the role of the expert witness and production of high-quality expert witness reports.
Dr Scott can give opinion on all aspects of Stroke medicine and is dual-accredited in general internal medicine. He has extensive NHS management experience as current assistant clinical director at UHDB. He has completed formal expert witness training.