Child & Family Law Expert Witness Psychiatrists


All of our Expert Witness Psychiatrists are highly trained and experienced in their specialist fields.  As such they are able to assess and diagnose a range of mental health conditions that can be contributory factors in both Public and Private Family Law cases.  If you are unsure of the type of professional (Psychiatrist / Psychologist) or assessment that you require, then our dedicated Client Managers will be happy to assist in advising which type of Expert Witness report is most suitable for your case.

High Quality reports

Our Psychiatric Medico Legal reports are of the highest standard and go through our rigorous quality control process before being released.  They can provide a valuable insight into the cognitive, social, emotional and behavioural issues of both adults and children in Family Law cases.

Extensive range of Experts & expertise

As we have more than 1,500 Expert Psychiatrists and Psychologists in our network we are able to offer rapid access to a vast range of mental health professionals, local to your clients anywhere in the UK.  In addition to this many of our Expert Witness Psychiatrists have specific experience in working with different cultural groups and translators as well as offering assessments in a wide range of foreign languages e.g. Urdu, Punjabi, Polish, Russian etc.

Rapid response & fast track reports

We aim to provide full costs and CVs within 24 hours of your enquiry and Psychiatric Medico Legal reports are usually filed within 4-6 weeks of instruction.  However, we can also provide a fast track service to clients, where reports are required within very short timescales.

Case management & costs

We work with a vast range of clients in the Family Courts, including Local Authorities, Solicitors and Courts.  All of our Expert Psychiatrists work within the latest LAA guidelines and we can provide up to 3 quotations for each case.  Our Client Managers will coordinate all aspects of the case for you to ensure that the report is delivered within the agreed costs & timescales.

Our Psychiatric Expert Witnesses are regularly instructed to prepare Medico Legal reports on a variety of issues including but not limited to:

  • Care / Contact proceedings
  • Parenting
  • Learning difficulties / disabilities e.g. ADHD, Aspergers & Autism
  • Personality disorders
  • Risk and ability to protect a child
  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual offences
  • Emotional & sexual abuse
  • Substance abuse
  • Document analysis
  • Mental Capacity assessments
  • Developmental issues
  • Neuropsychiatric assessments

Please Contact us for a detailed quotation including a breakdown of costs, confirmed timescales and Expert Witness Psychologist’s CVs.  We aim to provide fixed costs & CVs within 24 hours of your enquiry.