CIVIL COURT WORK
AvMa and APIL approved expert.
Personal injury cases (including complex and high value cases).
Clinical negligence including:
Complex and high value cases.
Breach of duty.
Prognosis and condition.
Historical sexual abuse.
Psychiatric consequences of a wide range of incidents and accidents (e.g. post-traumatic stress disorder, issues at work, physical disability).
Recommendations for psychiatric treatment.
CRIMINAL COURT WORK
Fitness to plead.
Defendants’ mental state at the time of offences.
Mental health disposals (including hospital orders, restriction orders, and community orders).
Mental health defences (including not guilty by reason of insanity, diminished responsibility and automatism).
Capacity to form intent / mens rae.
Risk assessments, including violence, sexual offending, and risk of reoffending.
Assessments carried out on male, female and adolescent defendants in secure hospitals, prisons and court.
OTHER AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Mental health review tribunal reports.
Parole board reports (including giving oral evidence).
Immigration tribunal reports.
Family court reports.
Employment tribunal reports (including grievance investigation assessments).
Formal capacity assessments.
Regional etails: Can 2 hours commute from London and also happy to carry out FaceTime and Skype assessments on clients anywhere.
Dr Sohom Das: Consultant Psychiatrist and Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist.