Forensic Psychiatry Chambers is a group of experienced psychiatrists providing high quality psychiatric advice and reports to the legal profession.
Forensic Psychiatry Chambers comprises independent practitioners offering legal professionals a unique level of collective knowledge and experience. Members pro-actively peer-review the quality of each other's work and have an extensive range of contacts that can help with the most specialist areas of the profession.
Professor Nigel Eastman was the inspiration and founder of this Chambers and his sudden death in February 2022 was a great loss to many friends and colleagues.
Members have experience of working in all levels of court and tribunals up to and including the Supreme Court and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council as well as in foreign jurisdictions.
Members have experience of working in these legal fields:
Members have experience across the majority of clinical areas in adult psychiatry. For example:
Schizophrenia and other Psychoses
Alcohol and Substance Use, Misuse and Dependence
Domestic Violence (including Homicide)
Autistic Spectrum Disorder/Asperger's Syndrome
Psychiatric Injury/Psychological Trauma
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery
Neuropsychiatric or Memory Disorders (including Amnesia For An Offence)