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Dr Bashforth can be contacted via her secretarial services at MLAS (Medical and Legal Administrative Services)
07740203845 (Natalie Boden)
All enquiries for legal work should be directed to the encrypted email account for Dr Bashforth: DrBashforthlegalreports@protonmail.com or (secretary) firstname.lastname@example.org (0114 2455 423)
✅ Clear fee structure
✅ Home visits available (Not during the COVID-19 pandemic)
✅ 10 day report turnaround
✅ Well established and knowledgeable of Expert requirements
✅ Clinical Negligence
✅ Personal Injury
✅ Clinic rooms available in Manchester, London & Liverpool
During COVID-19 remote video assessments are available where deemed appropriate
Hannah has worked in private practice since 2009. She has over 9 years experience preparing medico-legal reports for the Court in complex clinical negligence and personal injury cases. Hannah completes approximately 80 reports per annum for Claimant and Defendant. 60:40 split
Specifically, Hannah has over 13 years experience in chronic pain and medical psychology, she can provide highly specialised advice and opinion in complex cases where physical health (e.g. fibromyalgia) interplay with psychological difficulties. Hannah also has a specialist interest in young adults with chronic pain. and obstetric cases.
Hannah recognises the importance of working directly with instructing solicitors. Assessements and reports can be provided within a 4 week turnaround from instruction.
We are pleased to receive contact from the legal profession regarding instructions for expert witness reports; specifically assessment of psychological factors in personal injury and clinical negligence claims.
Initially we will assess the request and decide whether it falls within our areas of psychological expertise. We will never work outside of our competencies.
Both Hannah and Sophie are Bond Solon trained in expert witness report-writing and are happy to provide both our medico-legal CVs and example reports for interested parties.
We provide clear terms of engagement and work on a fixed fee basis. Unseen complexities within a case that involve more reading/preparation and assessment than initially anticipated may incur further fees costed at our hourly rate. Cancellation fees are also applicable.
We are happy to provide samples of our report format and style prior to receiving a formal instruction, please contact us and we can forward any relevant documentation.
Please contact us by telephone or email to enquire further.