Professor Nigel Eastman

MD BSc(Econ) Barrister FRCPsych

Professor of Law and Ethics in Psychiatry. Honorary Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, St George’s University of London
Nigel Eastman is both medically and legally qualified, being a member of Gray’s Inn. He has researched and published widely on law and psychiatry, advised the Law Commission, and also government, given evidence to Parliamentary Select Committees, and currently is an expert member of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office International Death Penalty Panel; he also lectures to the Judicial Studies Board for England and Wales and has trained the judiciary in other jurisdictions. He has extensive experience of acting as an expert witness in both criminal and civil litigation at all levels in the UK jurisdictions, including appearing in many Court of Appeal cases, as well as of assessing cases within a number of foreign jurisdictions and for the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
Phone: 07710 741 508
Mail: neastman@forensicpsychiatrychambers.com