+44 (0)7801 930 370


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Peter Evans, expert in medico-legal pain opinion

Peter Evans

Expert in Medico Legal Pain Opinion

My business has increased enormously in the last few years and I now provide between 100 and 200 reports per annum on all aspects of Pain Medicine including personal injury and clinical negligence.

I have provided reports for defendants (45%), Claimants (45%) and joint (10%) on all matters related to pain management. In addition I am also invited to provide opinion for the Medical Defence Organisations and through them the GMC.

I have regularly attended court and presented oral evidence. In 2015 I was in court on 6 occasions. I have also been retained in court as a single joint expert.

How to contact me


Mrs Sara Welham (Administrator)
Street Farm House, The Street, Worth, Kent CT14 0DE


+44 (0)7801 930 370

Professional Summary

  • GMC: 1437719 (Next revalidation summer 2019)
  • Professional Indemnity: Chesterfield Group: MP00041\A172855

! graduated from Guy’s Hospital in 1970 and subsequently trained in anaesthesia at Sheffield and Oxford. I broadened my experience spending 4 years abroad. I visited Sweden and New Zealand; where I held the post of Fellow in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and undertook other posts in Australia before returning to the UK. In 1978 I was awarded a Fellowship in Pain Management at Oxford and during this time he developed an interest in acupuncture.

In 1982 I was appointed to run the pain service at Charing Cross Hospital. Under my direction the service developed greatly and excellent facilities were developed for patient care. I am an active member of the British Pain Society for 30 years and has been a Council Member, past Honorary Secretary past Honorary Treasurer.

In 2011 I was elected to Honorary Membership of the Society for his outstanding contribution to the Society and to the field of Pain Medicine during his 30 years as a consultant.

I have written extensively in the literature. I was formerly President of the British Medical Acupuncture Society. As founder of PANG, a UK pain group, I demonstrated a strong interest in education with the diversity of symposia that he organised and ran during a period of 25 years. I am a member of numerous international pain societies.

I began my medicolegal practice in 1990 . I have acted for claimants and defendants to an equal degree, have been involved in negligence and criminal negligence cases and has given opinion on International class action matters. I have attended court and given evidence. I provide between 150-200 detailed reports each year.


  • The base rate for report charging is £250/hour plus VAT

Sample breakdown:

  • Decode and analysis of digital or other medical records: 1-2 hours
  • Clinical examination: 1-1.5 hours
  • 4- 8 hours

Deferred fee settlement cases are accepted

A detailed breakdown of fees and charges can be provided on request.

Medico Legal Services

  • Desktops reports
  • Fixed fee clinical negligence evaluation short reports
  • Consultation and assessment of Claimant’s at home
  • Detailed (forensic) reports for comprehensive personal injury claims
  • Detailed (forensic) reports for clinical negligence claims
  • Reports for Criminal Injury Compensation cases
  • Pain Expert Reports in relation to matrimonial disputes
  • Pain Expert Reports for Private Medical Insurers (PMI’s)
  • Pain Testimony for Coroner’s cases
  • Cost budgeting
  • In relation to Court matters
    • Pre-instruction meetings
    • Joint opinions
    • Case conferences with barristers
      • Telephone
      • In person
    • Pre-court conferences
    • Court attendance
  • Acting for all parties: Claimants (45%), Defendants (45%), Single Joint Expert (10%)

All reports are bespoke in nature, templates will be used only at the request of the instructing body .

Typical design:

  • Instructions
  • Background or allegation
  • Documentation
  • Relevant pre and post event history from records and Claimant
  • Current situation
  • Examination to include either photography or video examination
  • Review of GP and other records
  • Review of expert testimony
  • Review other reports and witness statements
  • Opinion (Causation, Condition, Treatment, Prognosis)
  • Summary
  • Legal obligations
  • Appendices and references

Claimants can usually be seen within 2-3 weeks of receiving instruction and a final report is normally delivered within 4 weeks of the date on which the Claimant was seen.