Company / individual name

Name
Professor Gary Macpherson
Occupation
Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist

Address information

Company
Address 1
100 West George Street
Address 2
Address 3
City
Glasgow
Post code
G2 1PP

Contact information

Work Phone
07977 855723
Mobile
07977 855723 (24 hours)

Expert profile

Summary
Professor Gary Macpherson is a consultant forensic clinical psychologist and former head of national forensic services for the State Hospital Board for Scotland. He is a professor of forensic and legal psychology. He has accepted instruction from the courts in criminal and civil cases and from professional bodies including social work services, the SSSC, HCPC, BPS, GMC and GDC. He was honoured with a fellowship for his "...outstanding contribution to the advancement of psychological knowledge and practice" for expert evidence to the courts and was cited by the president of the Supreme Court as '...Scotland's leading forensic psychologist'.

Specialist areas of work

Area
family - child issues - psychology
personal injury - quantum
psychology

Experience of

The following
Child and family risk assessments
Criminal proceedings
Clinical negligence
Giving evidence in court
Personal injury

Qualified to undertake alternative dispute resolution

Arbitration
No
Conciliation
No
Expert determination
No
Mediation
No
Adjudication
No

 





 

Types of work

Number of new instructions per year
100 plus
Number of times giving evidence in the last three years
20 plus
Number of reports in the last three years
100 plus

Trained

Single joint expert
Yes
Report writing
Yes
Giving evidence in court
Yes

Geographical areas of work

Regions Worked
England, Europe, Ireland, Scotland

Additional languages spoken

Languages

Professional qualifications and accredited experience

QualificationsQualification year
BA Hons [First Class]  
Clinical Psychologist  
CSci  
DClinPsychol Clin Psychology  
EuroPsy  
Fellowship FBPsS  
Forensic Psychologist  
HCPC Registered Psychologist  
MPhil Clinical Psychology  
Professor  
Chartered Psychologist Chartered Clinical Psychologist 

Membership of other professional bodies

OrganisationType of membership
British Psychological Society 
Faculty for Children, Young People and Families 
Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology 
Heath & Care Professions Council 

Other offices offering expert services

Location
93 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES

Experts in branch

Contact name
Professor Gary Macpherson