Our experts are all Consultant Psychiatrists or Psychologists with many years of experience in medico-legal work including patient assessments, producing court reports and court appearances and giving evidence.
Detailed written report + inspection of all relevant documents, medical records + discussion with professionals/carers: £175-£250 per hour
The hourly rate is calculated according to the complexity of case, psychiatric specialty, location of the consultation and the expert being requested.
Therefore fee range for Personal Injury Cases is expected to be £500 – £1,800 & for Negligence Cases maybe £950 -£2,500. This is for a general idea only.
Additional costs: Out of hours work + travelling time at £50 per hour, first class train travel or car mileage at 50p per mile + overnight stay & subsistence as determined by The Oaktree Clinic + handling charge of 5% added to all out of pocket expenses.
For criminal cases price will be provided on application.
Joint statements are likely to be in the range of £400- £600.
Court appearance/attending conference in chambers: £1200- £2000\full day & £650- £1050/ half day.
Attendance at court will be as per the hourly rate including time spent travelling and waiting.
We must receive payment before report can be released.
*A more accurate quote shall be provided once we are in receipt of all the information detailed under ‘Information Required Prior to a Job Being Accepted’.