Type of work undertaken: medical negligence / personal injury / asbestos litigation.
Number of reports per annum: 30-40, a mix of causation, condition & prognosis, life expectancy, joint statements,
comments on other experts’ reports.
Mix of plaintiff and defence but predominantly the former.
Court Appearances: ~ 1-2 pa (nil in last 12 months).
Turnaround times: 4-6 weeks following receipt of all notes/X-rays etc. If client needs to be seen then usually seen within
Single Joint Expert trained.
Terms & Conditions (please see below).
Medicolegal CV (please see below).
Civil Procedure Rules for Expert Witness Certificate
Bond Solon, London (March 2018).
100% scored on all modules.
Module 1 – An Expert’s Duties.
Module 2 – Changes to the Rules Relating to Expert Witnesses.
Module 3 – Single Joint Experts.
Module 4 – Expert Reports.
Module 5 – Discussions and Meetings Between Experts.
Expert Witness Masterclass
BPP Law School, London (March 2015).
Understanding civil procedure rules governing expert witnesses
Understanding the case-law governing expert witness liability for negligence
Understanding data protection and confidentiality as related to expert witnesses
How to structure an expert report
How the contents of the report should assist the court
Understanding courtroom procedure
How to prepare for a court room appearance
Practical cross-examination (3 sessions)
How to spot and cope with common cross-examination pitfalls
Cardiff University/Bond Solon (CUBS) Expert Witness Certificate
Cardiff University/Bond Solon (CUBS) 2006-9
I underwent extensive training as an Expert Witness as part of the Cardiff University/Bond Solon (CUBS) Expert
Witness Certificate program, passing all constituent elements at the first attempt.
Cardiff University Law School/Bond Solon Expert Witness (CUBS) Program,
(Candidate No: 3531495)
Excellence in Report Writing
Cross examination day (passed video assessment)
Law and Procedure Module 1
Law and Procedure Module 2
Report Writing Assessment
Respiratory Medicine - Medicolegal Pitfalls 12/11/18, AvMA Conference, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, London (Invited speaker).
Occupational Lung Disease - Asbestosis Update (Dr
Robin Rudd) 27/09/18, Royal Society of Medicine, London (delegate).
Respiratory Medicine - Medicolegal Pitfalls 21/09/17, AvMA Conference, Bristol (Invited speaker).
Essential Medicine for Lawyers 27/04/16, AvMA
Conference London (Invited speaker).
Respiratory Medicine for Lawyers 14/10/09, AvMA
Conference London (Invited speaker)
* topics included: asthma; pneumonia; pneumothorax; PE (pulmonary embolism); TB (tuberculosis); lung cancer; alcohol,
breathalysers and lung capacity; and OSA (obstructive sleep apnoea).
Getting started as a medical expert 25/01/06,
Action Against Medical Accidents (AVMA), London (delegate).
Asbestos & Mesothelioma Conference
18/05/05, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, London (delegate).
All medicolegal enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org please.