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Fitness to Practice

All our experts are able to provide reports regarding fitness to practice in their respective profession. They may be instructed by the regulatory body (NMC or HCPC) or the Registrant(s).

A full analysis of the documentary evidence is undertaken with a report written detailing findings and opinions, with conclusions regarding the registrant’s fitness to practise in respect of the standards set by the regulatory body.

Many of our experts have experience in attending hearings and giving oral evidence.

All our experts are fully trained in the role of the expert witness and the Civil Procedure Rules, as well as extended training to cover medico-legal report writing, experts’ meetings, answering part 35 questions and courtroom skills.

Liability experts are fully conversant with the necessary legal tests – Bolam, Bolitho and Montgomery, and other relevant tests for different jurisdictions. Quantum experts are cognisant of the principles of reasonable restitution.

All associates:

  • Have the necessary level of qualification and experience to act as an expert witness, and have passed a rigorous recruitment process
  • Are in current clinical practice
  • Are registered with their professional regulatory body (NMC, HCPC)
  • Have professional indemnity insurance
  • Are instructed equally by Claimants and Defendants

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