Medicolegal Advice

Independent Medical Expert Opinion

Mr Hayden can assist Counsel and the Court with instructions on cases of medical negligence and personal injury in the field of General Surgery, Specialist Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery and Emergency Gastrointestinal Surgery. Areas of clinical expertise include laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery for Hernias, Gallstones and Reflux disease (fundoplication), Bariatric (weight loss) Surgery – Gastric Band, Sleeve-forming Gastrectomy and Roux en y Gastric Bypass.

Also Mr Hayden has considerable experience in major Oesophageal (gullet) and Gastric (stomach) cancer surgery.


Written Evidence

Mr Hayden is listed on the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) directory as a First Tier expert and has been trained by Bond Solon Advocates in report writing, witness familiarisation and cross-examination. He will aim to produce a written report within 6 weeks of receipt of full instructions and the necessary documents/case-notes. An additional fee will be charged for shorter deadlines (within 2 weeks).

Solicitors are encouraged to contact Mr Hayden on with preliminary enquiries and they will receive a direct response at the earliest possibility together with detailed Terms Of Engagement. In brief, Mr Hayden charges £200.00 per hour of work related to a report and £1500.00 per day or part thereof for court attendance.