In 1979 Dr Nicholas Kearsley received his MBChB from the University of Sheffield, in 1984 he became MRCGP, a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners.


Medico-Legal experience

Dr Kearsley has prepared over a thousand clinical negligence medico-legal reports. He has extensive experience of claimant and defendant medical negligence work.


He has extensive experience as an expert. He is fully conversant with the implications of the Civil Justice reforms.


Dr Kearsley has attended training courses in medico-legal report writing, giving evidence in court, and the Civil Justice reforms.


General Practice experience

Since 1980 Dr Kearsley has been a General Practitioner. This includes experience as a GP trainer, undergraduate teaching, postgraduate teaching and GP out of hours work.



  • Clinical negligence work – I have been involved in over a thousand cases and have been instructed by other claimant and defendant solicitors

  • Understanding of the medico-legal process - I have given evidence in court on many occasion in the UK and Republic of Ireland

  • Personal injury work – I have provided expert opinion in both claimant and defendant cases. I am a single joint expert

  • I have provided medical reports in criminal, welfare benefits and immigration cases.

  • I provide expert opinion at coronial inquests


University of Sheffield

MBChB Medical Degree

1984 Royal College of General Practitioners