Medico Legal Services



If you're seeking expert advice in terms of Medico Legal matters, I am happy to offer my services and can submit a draft report within 2-6 weeks depending on complexity. It may be helpful to know that I am the former President of the British Thyroid Association.


Please click here for my Medico-Legal CV  

For improved efficiency please contact me via [email protected] to clarify the best location to post information. Please send medical records as papers rather than disc files.  My Practice Manager Michaela Ruff will liaise with you in terms of where to send these.

You may be interested in my AVMA presentation about Medico-Legal conditions in Diabetes.



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"I would like to thank you for all your assistance and support in the investigation into the matter. It has been a pleasure working with you as always and I look forward to working with you again in the future"


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Terms and Conditions of Service

Here are the terms for this service:


Current terms of engagement for Medico-Legal work are:


  • The current hourly fee rate is £300.00 plus VAT for all time spent on the case. In addition, administrative support will be charged separately at the hourly rate of £25.00 for all time spent on the case. Itemised billing and copies of receipts will be provided if requested.


  • Payment must be made 30 days from date of invoice, unless a prior written agreement and payable to Dr Mark Vanderpump Ltd


  • Draft report produced within 2-6 weeks (dependent on complexity). Report for court completed two weeks following return of draft. The number of hours to complete a written report can vary between 6-12 hours (dependent upon complexity and volume of medical records).


          When sending correspondence such as medical records, for the attention of Dr Vanderpump, please only send paper records. Electronic records are not accepted.


  • Cost of attendance at conference (hour rate/charge per day) £300 per hour plus VAT including travel and travel expenses, again itemised billing and copies of receipts will be provided if requested.

    Please note cancellation charges apply if cancelled with less than 2 weeks’ notice.



Current terms of engagement for court attendances are as follows:


  •  Fees for court attendances are £300 plus VAT per hour assuming 8 hours in court per day and 2 hours briefing.


  • There are additional charges for travel of up to 4 hours per day and accommodation costs if necessary.


  • Cancellation fees are 10% of the total fee if cancelled between 2 and 4 weeks before the date, 50% if cancelled between 1 and 2 weeks and 100% if less than one week.


Please e-mail [email protected] for medico legal matters. 



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