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Join our team

Jane James & Associates have been providing an expert witness service for over 35 years. Our longevity is borne out of a focus on delivering an excellent and friendly service to our clients.

Our dedicated team of occupational therapists and nurses are instructed to provide independent and impartial reports for the Court in the areas of personal injury and clinical negligence.

Benefits Package for Nurses and Occupational Therapist joining JJ&A:

Highly competitive rates of pay.

Professional peer to peer training and support.

Access to continuing professional development.

Administrator support.

A proofreading service and technological assistance.

Marketing and finance support

Requirements for Nurses and Occupational Therapists joining JJ&A

Must have ten years post qualification experience as a Registered Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse (Adults and/or Paediatrics).

Have recent experience with working with patients with brain injury, spinal cord injury, and/or multi trauma and orthopaedic injuries.

Applicants must have community-based experience with a good understanding of a patient’s rehabilitation and care package needs.

Applicants should have excellent communication skills, be highly numerate and literate, with a keen eye for detail.

The ability to be flexible with working hours, to allow for attendance to conferences, additional work, and meeting any Court deadlines.

Access to suitable workspace at home and access to own laptop/PC.

The role of the Care and Occupational Therapy Expert Witness

To undertake instructions on behalf of the Claimant and the Defendant to prepare expert witness reports on:

Past, present and future care requirements.

Aids and equipment.

Other specialist reports.

To attend case conferences and discuss the case with instructing parties.

To discuss and prepare joint statements with opposing experts.

To attend Court when required (less frequent these days).

The role of a Liability Expert Witness

Experts report on Breach of Duty and will not be required to visit the Claimant. 

Your role will be to review and investigate the nursing records and documentation provided and you will produce a report in relation to your views and opinions on the care provided. 

To attend case conferences and discuss the case with instructing parties.

To discuss and prepare joint statements with opposing experts.

To attend Court when required (less frequent these days).

As an expert witness, you are bound by Civil Procedure Rules Part 35 (CPR35), Practice Direction 35 (PD35) and the Guidance for the Instruction of Experts in Civil Claims 2014.

If you would like to find out more about the expert witness roles at JJ&A or would like to join our expert witness team, please send us your CV and covering letter to recruitment@jjaltd.co.uk