I have written Medico-Legal reports since 1993
I currently write in excess of 140 reports annually in personal injury & clinical negligence claims. My instructions are 80% Claimant : 20% Defendant
I have been trained in report writing by Bond-Solon.
I have been awarded the Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate which offered training in Courtroom skills.
I have been awarded an LLM Master in Laws Degree from Cardiff University Law School in the Legal Aspects of Medical Practice.
I was an invited speaker at the 2015 AvMA Annual Conference
Laurence Newman studied both dentistry & medicine at the London Hospital Medical College, University of London, qualifying as a dentist in 1981 & as a doctor in 1990. Following training as a Senior Registrar at The Queen Victoria Hospital , East Grinstead he was appointed as a Consultant Maxillofacial to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children & University College Hospital London in 1997. During that time he has developed expertise in the management of benign & malignant conditions of the head & neck both in children and adults. Additionally he has written many peer reviewed papers regarding the management of complex facial trauma. He returned to East Grinstead to take up his post as Consultant Maxillofacial / Head & Neck Surgeon in September 2008.
He started his medico-legal practice in 1993 and now writes approximately 140 reports annually dealing with cases of personal injury & clinical negligence. He is fascinated by the law & its interaction with medicine. He was awarded the Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate in 2006 which involved training both in report writing & courtroom skills. He has now been awarded a Master in Laws Degree LLM in the Legal Aspects of Medical Practice by Cardiff Law School. Recently he has become an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medical Law at Brighton & Sussex Medical School.