Consultant PsychiatristDr. Pradhan is Top Level APIL Expert Witness in Psychiatry and AVMA accredited Expert Psychiatrist in Clinical Negligence Cases.
She has provided hundreds of reports across all areas of law since 2003 and is recognised as one of leading expert witnesses in the country.
Dr. Pradhan’s was awarded Fellowship of Royal College of Psychiatrists as a leader in Psychiatry for her clinical excellence.
Dr. Pradhans extensive clinical and psychiatric report experience have enabled her to develop a strong reputation with lawyers requiring robust expert psychiatric report service and a formidable court attendance from their psychiatry expert.
Short Waiting TimesUrgent Psychiatric Reports 2 -5 days.
UK wide Psychiatric Reports 1 – 2 weeks.
Psychiatric Report completion 1 week.
About Dr Pradhan
Clinical & Expert Witness Psychiatry Experience
Dr. Pradhan’s is an NHS Adult Consultant Psychiatrist covering the inner city of Birmingham since 2003 where she assesses and treats a diverse patient population, many with complex mental health problems precipitated by social factors. She has specific interest in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders.
She is highly trained experienced dual accredited Consultant Psychiatrist delivering CPR Expert witness reports nationwide with short waiting times and swift report completion – usually one to two weeks from the assessments.
Dr. Pradhan has completed over 1000 expert witness reports in Civil & Criminal Cases. A significant number of cases have been Civil Claims involving psychiatric injuries as a result of accidents, medical negligence and also on victims of abuse including childhood abuse, failure to remove cases and family child care proceedings matters.
Dr. Pradhan regularly provides reports in Employment Tribunals involving Equality Act Assessments with detailed assessment of Stress & PTSD and anxiety disorders.Psychiatric Reports in Criminal Cases :
Dr. Pradhan is a Mental Health Section 12 Approved Psychiatrist and provides psychiatric assessments in Criminal Cases – Assessing fitness to plead and instruct (fitness to stand trial) pre-sentencing psychiatric court reports, diminished responsibility assessments, intent, hospital order assessments, arson psychiatric reports in arson cases and forensic psychiatric assessments.Psychiatric Reports in Immigration Cases / Asylum Cases
Dr. Pradhan often provides psychiatric assessment in Immigration matters looking at impact of deportation on individuals and their family. Assessing post-traumatic stress disorders and mental effects of deportation has on asylum seekers (either on submission of their claim or psychiatric assessments for immigration appeals. The Psychiatric assessments are often on victims of abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse and emotional abuse.Independent Mental Health Act Psychiatric Assessments
Dr. Pradhan is able to provide independent psychiatric reports for clients subject to detention under the Mental Health Act, including Section 2, Section 3, Section 47/49 and Community Treatment Orders (CTO) in England and Wales. These psychiatric reports address whether the criteria for detention are met, that the guiding principles are being adhered to and that the least restrictive options have been given due consideration.
Assessing Psychiatric Injuries in Personal Injury Cases
Dr. Pradhan has a substantial amount of experience in producing high quality medico-legal reports to assist individuals who have suffered psychiatric injuries in personal injury cases addressing PTSD, Anxiety Disorders, Enduring life changing affects from Road Traffic Accidents, Medical Negligence, childhood abuse and failure to remove cases amongst others.Psychiatric Assessment in Employment Tribunal and Equality Act Assessments
Dr. Pradhan is able to provide psychiatric stress reports in employment tribunal cases and Equality Act Assessments. These include developing return to work recommendations.Mental Capacity Assessments
Dr. Pradhan regularly provides reports assessing mental capacity / Court of Protection (COP 3 Assessments) DoLs/ Testamentary Capacity Cases to include Probate; Capacity to Instruct Solicitors; Assessment of ability to make financial decisions and psychiatrist assessment for Power of Attorney matters.Psychiatric Reports in Childhood Abuse Cases :
Dr. Pradhan, Consultant Psychiatrist has carried out an extensive number of assessments and reports on survivors of childhood abuse. She has been a panel expert on a number of Group Action cases as a single joint expert. Dr. Pradhan has also provided a number of reports in cases involving enduring lifelong emotional effects of abuse in claims against individuals and organisations.
Due to the sensitive nature of the assessment and being one of the very few female psychiatrists in the UK who specialises in abuse cases Dr. Pradhan is often the preferred expert by male and female victims of abuse or negligence.
Instructing solicitors have continually received positive feedback from their clients about their psychiatric assessments with Dr. Pradhan and for the accuracy and clarity of Dr. Pradhan’s Expert Witness Reports.
Reports are normally completed within 7 days from assessment
Please call 0800 161 3395 to discuss your case, appointments and quotes
Expert Psychiatry solutions for your law firm
Dr. Pradhan, Winner of Consultant Psychiatrist Expert Witness of 2017
Recommended APIL Expert, Psychiatric Reports for the legal profession in Criminal and Civil Cases
Call : 0800 161 3395 for appointments and quotes.
- Finding the right psychiatrist expert for your case can be a time-consuming and difficult task. Dr. Pradhan works with a leading nationwide network of experienced Expert Psychiatrists and is able to refer solicitors to experienced Expert Psychiatrists who will be able to assist and provide expert psychiatric reports normally within one to two weeks across the UK.
- Experts Psychiatrists include Adults Psychiatrists, Forensic Psychiatrists, Learning Disability Psychiatrists, Child Psychiatrists, Addiction Psychiatrists and Neuro-psychiatrists available to provide Expert Psychiatric reports in Civil Cases : Assessing Psychiatric Injury & Employment Stress Psychiatric Reports. Fitness to plead / stand trial psychiatric assessments and Hospital Psychiatric Opinions. Family parental assessments and Child Psychiatrists for assessments on children.
- Contact Dr. Pradhan office for a selection of Expert CV’s to consider based on your individual case details, appointments to suit your times frames and quotes within the agreed budget to allow you to indentify the right expert for your case.
- Call : 0800 161 3395 now with your case details.