Medico-legal and expert reports

Dr Heaney has several years of experience preparing expert reports for medico-legal work and other legal purposes. His original training in the preparation of medico-legal reports and has contributed to the publication of a book on report writing in civil claims (Giles Eyre and Lynden Alexander, 2011)

Since January 2014 he has engaged additional administrative support for his work ensuring that high quality reports are produced in a timely fashion.

Much of his work is centred on personal injuries and clinical negligence, but he receives a number of instructions in the legal areas of Crime, Family Law and Product Liability. He receives instructions on behalf of claimants, defendants and joint instructions. He is happy to participate in case conferences, and will attend in person, particularly if conferences take place in London.

Dr Heaney has provided evidence to a variety of Courts, usually 2-3 times per year.

We are happy to provide details of his fee schedule and estimates for work on request.

Our waiting list for appointments is generally 4-6 weeks, with an additional 2 weeks required to review evidence and prepare the report. More urgent cases can be considered, depending on workload. Clients are usually assessed at the Queen Square Private Consulting Rooms, which are centrally placed with good public transport links in Central London. Domiciliary visits can be undertaken.

Medical and other records for review are preferred in electronic format.

Please contact Chelsea Gardner for further information.