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Dr Nireeja Pradhan

Dr Nireeja Pradhan
Dr Nireeja Pradhan
Job title
Consultant Psychiatrist, Expert Witness
Primary specialtyPsychiatry
Secondary specialtyPsychiatry
Year qualified
• M.B.B.S.
• MRCPsych.
• M.A. (Medical Ethics & Law)


Professional memberships
European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

APIL Tier 1 Expert

Society of Expert Witnesses

Sweet & Maxwell Law Society Checked

Medico-legal Society

Expert Witness Institute

British Medical Association

Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK

Date of GMC registration (dd/mm/yyyy)06 January 1996
N & S Consultants
Chamber House
75 Harborne Road
West Midlands
B15 3DH
0121 607 1790
Professional profile
Birmingham-based consultant psychiatrist and expert witness Dr Pradhan has provided several hundred medico legal reports for the assistance of the Civil Courts since 1999, for a variety of matters including post injury compensation, post traumatic stress disorder, child protection matters (parental assessments) and occupational health assessments including Equality Act / Disability Discrimination Act assessments and a significant number of Historic Child Abuse Cases predominantly as a Single Joint Expert.

Many reports have been for the purpose of Child care proceedings covering a wide range of issues including parental assessments. Personal injury cases and patients with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety / depression.

Dr Pradhan is often instructed by the largest law firms in the UK and has extensive experience of highly complex and VHCC cases particularly involve abuse and catastrophic injury and high value employment cases.  

She is often instructed by referral from Barristers and Solicitors and has built a strong reputation for conducting detailed qualitative assessments and preparing robust high quality expert witness reports.

Dr Pradhan’s extensive clinical experience includes over 10 years as a Consultant Psychiatrist  responsible for the inner city area of Birmingham providing many court reports in highly complex family cases for Family Solicitors and Local Authorities across the country

Dr Pradhan normally assess patients at her private consulting rooms in central Birmingham and she also travels nationwide  to assess clients  and also internationally (Europe, Cayman Islands, Middle East, Far East by special arrangement).

Reports are normally completed one week after appointment.


Areas of expertise


Personal Injury & Occupational / Tribunal

Victims of Child Abuse including Historic Child Abuse Psychiatric Assessments

Employment Tribunals / Equality Act / DDA (Psychiatry)

Trauma Sequelae (Psychiatry including Personal Injury)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Psychiatry)

Psychosomatic Disorders/ Munchausen / Malingering fraudulent simulation or exaggeration of symptoms assessments

Munchausen by proxy

Psychiatric Assessment

Psychopathology / Psychiatric Disorders

Anxiety Disorders / Depression

Psychiatric Injury

Medical Negligence / Clinical Negligence


Family Law

Child contact and custody cases

Parental Psychiatric assessments

Risk Assessments / Domestic Violence

Mental Capacity Assessments


Criminal Courts

Personality Disorders/Psychoses

Criminal Responsibility (Psychiatric Assessment)

Fitness To Plead (Psychiatric Assessment)

Dangerousness/Risk Assessment (Psychiatric)

Violence/Self Harm/Suicide

Offender Assessment (Psychiatric)

Witness Assessment/Testamentary Capacity

Abnormal Behaviour (Psychiatric Assessment)

Mental Disorder (Psychiatric Assessment)

Psychiatric Care

Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Rape / Sexual abuse

Crime Victims (psychiatry) Torture Victims (psychiatry)



Asylum Seeker Psychiatric assessments

Medico-legal experience

Are you prepared to appear in court?
Court experience
Dr Pradhan has attended court a number of times due to the complexity of the instructions she has received.
Time frame for delivery of reports
Within twenty working days
Fees (Please provide details of your fee structure - optional)
For advice, booking appointments, estimates and CV please contact:

Tel: 0121 607 1790

 Email: info@ExpertPsychReports.co.uk

UK regions covered
  • Beds. Herts and Bucks
  • Bristol and Gloucester
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Cheshire
  • Cornwall and Devon
  • Cumbria
  • Dorset and Somerset
  • East Midlands
  • Essex
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Hampshire and Wiltshire
  • Harley Street
  • Herefordshire and Worcestershire
  • Humberside
  • Kent and Essex
  • Lancashire
  • Merseyside
  • Norfolk and Suffolk
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northumberland and Durham
  • Scotland
  • Stoke, Staffs and Cheshire
  • Surrey and Sussex
  • Thames Valley
  • Wales - North
  • Wales - South
  • Warwickshire
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire - North
  • Yorkshire - South
  • Yorkshire - West