Dr Chahl works as a consultant psychiatrist in Locked Rehabilitation Psychiatry in the independent sector. He has previously worked in the NHS for 15 years. He has since 2010 prepared an average of 50 medico-legal reports a year for civil, family and criminal courts. He has given evidence at over 100 Crown/ Civil/ Family Court, Mental Health Review Tribunals and Independent Hospital Manager’s Hearings.
He has a dedicated medico-legal practice. His waiting times to see clients for a medico-legal report is approximately 4 weeks and once he has seen the client his turn around time is 5-10 working days.
His key areas of medico-legal expertise include-
• Personal injury
• Clinical negligence
• Family law
• Fitness to plead
• Assessment of capacity and Chronic regional pain syndrome