Experts

 

 

Dr Peter Cleland


Specific Sub-Interest: Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Neurology
Location: North East

Peter has extensive experience in writing medico-legal reports, both for the claimant and defendant and has carried out between 50 and 100 reports a year since 1984. He attended the Crown Court at Durham and Newcastle on many occasions and has frequently given evidence in Sunderland Magistrates Court.


Peter has been a Consultant Neurologist at Sunderland Royal Hospital and Newcastle General Hospital since 1994, and his field of expertise includes the whole range of neurological conditions – for example head injury, whiplash and low back pain, as well as nerve injury. Peter has carried out a number of research projects in the fields of epilepsy, headache vascular disease and tropical medicine.

 





 

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Testimonials

"I have worked with NNRC extensively over the last couple of years, mainly on cases where Claimants have suffered catastrophic brain injuries. The support at NNRC is always valuable as I can rely on Kate and the team to keep on top of the expert and ensure that timetables are adhered to."

Alex Brown | New Law Solicitors

"My team and I found your training one of the most interesting and useful training sessions we have been on. I feel that not only do I have more confidence in knowing which type of expert should be dealing with the diagnosis and condition/prognosis questions, but it is good to know we could ask you about this."

"Just a quick note to say I am very pleased with the report and to thank you for arranging to see the Claimant and producing the report so efficiently."

"Your report was extremely thorough and comprehensive, a real game changer in this case."