Medico-legal Reports, Diagnosis, Assessment & Expert Witness Testimony: mental health, autism, LDUnited Consultancy Solutions’ exceptional team of independent consultants have specialist experience in mental health, Autistic Spectrum Disorders (including Atypical Autism and Asperger Syndrome / High-functioning Autism) and Learning Disability.

Our consultants include Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Cognitive Behavioural Therapists and Social Workers; all fully qualified to undertake formal diagnosis, independent assessment, therapy services, medico-legal reports and expert witness testimony.

Working as an extension of your existing team, consultants are assigned to meet the specific needs of each individual. Make a quick call to our administrative team and we’ll use our time-saving Consultant Matching Service to identify a specialist: and of course you’re welcome to request the services of a particular consultant. All services are available throughout England, Wales and the UK.

Medico-legal Services include:

  • Psychiatric Reports to the Courts: Section 12(2) Approved
  • Second Opinion Reports to Tribunals and Hospital Managers
    • including suitability for discharge, appropriateness of treatment / placement etc.
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Support with Referral to Specialist Services in the UK and abroad
  • Mental Capacity Assessment
  • Psychology Reports
  • Social Circumstance Reports
  • Fitness to Plead / Capacity to form mens rea
  • Care / Custody of Children / Adolescents
  • Timescale and Capacity to Change
  • Impact of Substance Abuse & Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Law /Family Law / Immigration law / Mental Health Law

Our medico-legal consultants are available to undertake both privately funded and Legal Aid Agency / public funded assignments throughout England, Wales and the UK. United Consultancy Solutions are Corporate Members of the Expert Witness Institute, ensuring the technical, legal and quality standards of our medico-legal reports are consistently maintained. Quotations are provided in accordance with the Legal Services Commission Expert Fee Reforms, October 2011, the Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration)(Amendment) Regulations 2013 and the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration)(Amendment) Regulations 2013). Full Guidance on the Remuneration of Expert Witnesses is available on the Ministry of Justice website.

Our independent consultancy services are also available to service providers, individuals and family members including:

  • Formal Psychiatric Diagnosis / Psychological Diagnosis
  • Independent Psychiatric Assessment / Psychological Assessment
  • Social Circumstance Reports
  • Mental Health Certification
  • Specialist Behaviour Assessment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Occupational Assessment
  • Specialist Assessment and Reports for Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    • including Asperger Syndrome / Atypical Autism / High-functioning Autism
  • Assertiveness Skills Training and Counselling
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Appraisal
  • Addiction Control / Relapse Prevention
  • Care planning
  • Pre-admission / Pre-placement Assessment
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Brain Injury / Spinal Injury

We pride ourselves on meeting the tight deadlines often encountered in the legal profession without sacrificing our 1st class customer service. Best interest is at the heart of our provision and we’re confident that United Consultancy Solutions will exceed your expectations. We aim to make our service as flexible and simple as possible.

Contact us today for a quotation or further information.

From the first conversation I had with UCS they were friendly, helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Catherine was especially helpful and ensured that we were kept up to date at all times and ensured we received the required report in the short timescale we had due to court restraints.
CW, Solicitor
The consultant responded promptly to instructions and gave detailed consideration to a particularly complex case.
AJ, Solicitor
The clients have been very happy and comfortable with the service – one even stated “The service was 5-star!”
LNL, Solicitor
May I thank you for your recent report in this case, which I have found to be extremely comprehensive and thorough.
DB, Solicitor
the consultant’s input was extremely helpful as he took a balanced approach and did not hesitate to provide addendum advice when requested.
AJ, Solicitor
The administrative team are friendly, professional and informative.
LNL, Solicitor
Very useful insight into our client’s psychological make-up. I was very impressed with the amount of information.
GH, Solicitor
AJ, Solicitor
Clear and detailed recommendations were made in the report, based on accurate factual analysis.

Winners of ‘Best Mental Health Specialist Solutions Provider – UK’ in the 2018 Social Care Awards, ‘Best Medico-legal Reporting Consultancy – UK’ in the 2017 Business Innovator Awards, ‘Best Mental Health & LD Services Provider’ in the Welsh Enterprise Awards 2017 and ‘Most Client Focused Mental Health Services Provider’ in the 2017 Global Excellence Awards.

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