Medico-Legal Experience


Dr Karen H Simpson has been involved in medico-legal work for more than 15 years. She has attended courses on report writing and cross-examination, medico-legal lectures, seminars and workshops. She is a Leeds Teaching Hospitals assessor of critical incidents and she has been trained in using Root Cause Analysis techniques.


She accepts instructions about any pain related matters.  She is experienced in report writing, answering Part 35 questions, producing joint statements, conferences and Court attendance.   She has given expert evidence in the Royal Courts of Justice and at the General Medical Council. She is familiar with the Civil Procedure Rules and she has lectured and published about these for medical audiences.


The majority of her medico-legal work concerns personal injury. She provides expert evidence for many complex high value clinical negligence cases. She provides expert evidence in criminal cases; she has appeared in Court as an expert in cases of homicide in adults and children. She has attended Court in the UK and Eire on many occasions. She has provided expert opinion and attended Court for the GMC in cases concerning fitness to practice.

Text Box: Dr Karen H Simpson FRCA FFPMRCA
Pain Expert

Contact Details              


Practice Manager: Mrs Liz Almond

Tel: 00 44 (0)113 2693939-8-2439

Fax: 00 44 (0)113 2185980 



Consulting Rooms  


Spire Leeds Hospital        

Jackson Avenue


Dr Karen H Simpson