Who we are

We are a nationwide provider of expert witnesses who aim to provide quality, court compliant report within a timely manner.

Why choose us

We are known to provide an excellent customer experience from the moment we are contacted right to the end where the reports are proof-checked and provided to our customers. This is usually ahead of time should there be a need to arrange a free of charge conference.

Time frame

We aim to obtain a quote within one hour of receiving any instructions. Our team work tirelessly to make sure nothing is missed.


Our staff have worked in the medical legal sector for over 15 years and gained an eye for talented experts.


All of our quotes are within the Legal aid rate (LAA), we are fully aware of what the LAA require. If the case is a private case, we will endeavour to work to your budget, as we know in times of distress paying for an expert can be costly.

How quickly can you provide a quote?

We can provide a quote within the hour of receiving instructions making sure all details requested by the client are well looked into by our dedicated team at Forensic Defence.

How quickly can the report be ready?

Our usual turn around is between 14 days, however if required we can provide an urgent report within 24 hours. We have a great record for meeting tight deadlines.

Who funds you?

The majority of the cases we look in to are legally aided, therefore the legal aid agency (LAA) funds us, however if the case is private then its usually the solicitors who makes the initial contact with us.

Why use Forensic Defence?

We value our client’s needs who choose to select us to provide them with the service they require. Therefore, we promise that there will be consistent and a high quality level of customer service provided which will exceed your expectations leaving you with a seamless experience.

What makes you different from other expert providers?

We treat each case separately, ensuring each case is delicately handled and experts are hand- picked as per requirements and deadlines.

How can I send instructions to Forensic Defence?

As most cases are now digital we would request instructions and papers to be email, however we understand that hard copies can sometimes be convenient, so we are happy to receive instructions in the post.

Do you have a secured email?

Yes we have a CJSM account to enable us communicate via secure email.

Have your experts attended Court?

Yes, all experts we instruct have a considerable amount of experience in providing evidence before the Courts. These are experts who have extensive knowledge on hearings therefore are aware of particular details required drafting reports.

What if I cannot see an expert on your website?

Feel free to contact us, we will do our upmost to find the expert you require.
What if more then one expert is required on a case?
We understand many cases require different experts. We are able to arrange for more than one independent expert to do so in order to meet the demands of the cases in question.

Are you psychiatrist s12 approved?

Yes all of our psychiatrists are s12 approved.

How do I get in touch?

Email info@forensicdefence.co.uk or call us on 0121 288 3225.

Where will the expert see the client?

This can be take place at either the solicitors offices, our offices, a conference room, prison or on some occasion the home address.