Dr Arvind Gupta

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Arvind Gupta

Dr Arvind Gupta is an experienced consultant psychiatrist who provides expert evidence in civil, criminal and family proceedings.

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Dr Gupta has been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist for over 22 years, Dr Gupta has gained vast experience and wisdom in the subject. He has developed a  proficiency  in providing expert opinion to aid the Law by assessing patients with complex clinical presentations and writing Medico Legal Reports. These Reports are written with the aim to provide expert opinion to the Court to facilitate the process of outcome.

Dr Gupta has an extensive experience as Consultant in Psychiatry and of writing medical legal reports related to both Civil and Criminal matters.

He is proficient in neuro-develpopmenatl conditions like Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, Personality Disorders in addition to matters related to personal injury, employment, immigration and family matters.

Dr Gupta has a rich experience of working in various NHS Trusts as a Substantive Consultant in Psychiatry.

The idea of combining Psychiatry with Law has always attracted him. Dr Gupta finds it very interesting and fascinating when he comes across various legal scenarios with an interphase with Psychiatry. Medico Legal work gives him an opportunity to implement highest level of clinical skills and use my experience to its potential.


Experience of giving evidence

To maintain the highest standards of quality and to deliver a thorough and meticulously prepared Reports, I have dedicate Forty percent of my work time.

For affecting the Medicolegal Work, I have a dedicated Team of Clinical Assistants and Ancillary staff. I provide on and average of 40 Medico Legal Reports in a month.

Cases undertaken

Dr Gupta has expertise in providing reports in the below areas.

  • Family Law
  • Prison Law
  • Immigration / Asylum Cases: Adults
  • Employment Law
  • Fitness to Plead and Stand trial
  • Personal Injury
  • Public Law
  • Mental Health Act England & Wales
  • Mental Health Act Scotland.

Specialist assessments offered




Dr Gupta dedicates a couple of days a week to his medico legal work.

Qualifications and memberships

  • March 2004 – CCST in General Adult Psychiatry (STA of the Medical Royal Colleges of UK)
  • May 2000 – DNB (Diplomate of the National Board), Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), Delhi, India
  • August 1997 – DPM (Diploma in Psychological Medicine), National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India
  • December 1994 – MBBS, Pandit BDS Medical College, PGIMER, Rohtak, Haryana, India


  • Affiliate Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK
  • British Medical Association

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