Maudsley Medicolegal

Our panel of expert psychiatrists and psychologists provide expert court reports and expert witnesses in civil, family and criminal cases.

The Maudsley Hospital is an internationally renowned centre for mental health care and provides the largest portfolio of national and specialist mental health services in the UK. Many of our experts are at the forefront of research and training in psychiatry.

Maudsley Private Care offers Maudsley experts in a range of specialist areas to provide prompt and responsive medico-legal reports and services for solicitors, barristers, courts and other agencies.

Our experts

Our panel includes expert psychiatrists and psychologists in a wide range of general and specialist fields of mental health. As a leading national centre for mental health we are used to complex cases and issues. Some of our areas of special expertise include:

  • Brain injury
  • Cases involving physical and mental health
  • Child and sexual abuse
  • Clinical negligence
  • Discrimination
  • Employment issues and workplace stress
  • Family law
  • Fitness to plead
  • Functional or ‘medically unexplained’ physical symptoms
  • Housing
  • Medical negligence
  • Mental capacity
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Personal injury
  • Psychological trauma

What to expect:

We have a dedicated case management team to ensure a prompt, personal and responsive service. Our team will help identify the right experts for your case

Our clinicians are based in London but can provide reports nationally. In most cases we can provide assessments within 1-2 weeks, with a report to follow shortly after.

Care and therapy:

Following the outcome of claims, we can offer a range of individually tailored psychological therapies and family therapies. The care is joined up care, with the option of input from psychiatry and psychology combined. We also provide court-ordered therapy and treatment, including family therapy.

Contact us

If you would like to instruct an expert or have a case you would like to discuss, please call or e-mail us and we will respond promptly