Dr. Shanthi Paramothayan
Medico-Legal


Dr. Paramothayan has a Masters in Medical Law (LLM) from the University of Cardiff (2012). Her dissertation was entitled “Causation in Clinical Negligence”.

She has attended seminars and workshops on how to be an Expert Witness and is up to date with her medico-legal training, having attended the “Advanced Medico-legal Training Course” in December 2019. She will be attending the Medico-legal conference in June 2020 and the MDU Medico-legal course in September 2020.

Dr. Paramothayan is a Fellow of the Faculty of Expert Witnesses for Doctors.

She has completed approximately 60 medico-legal reports. 70% of instructions were from the prosecution solicitor, 30% from the defence solicitor and a few were joint reports. She has attended court on two occasions.

She is experienced in writing detailed, compliant reports within a reasonable timeframe and has received excellent feedback from the instructing solicitors.