Dr Gurjiven Hothi is an experienced consultant forensic psychiatrist who provides expert evidence in criminal, immigration, civil and family proceedings.
Instructing Dr Gurjiven Hothi
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Experience of giving evidence
Dr Hothi has been providing psychiatric reports as an expert witness since 2015 for both the Crown and Magistrates courts. She has experience of writing reports for the Parole Board, Immigration Hearings and the First-Tier Tribunal Service. She gives oral evidence in court regularly.
Dr Hothi has experience of writing reports for a wide range of criminal proceedings to include violent offences, rape and sexual offences including historical sexual offences against minors, terrorism, drug charges, arson and fraud. She frequently addresses matters such as assessment of mental disorder, risk assessment, fitness to plead and capacity to form intent. She often receives instruction regarding automatism, insanity and diminished responsibility. She has offered opinions regarding sentencing both as the treating consultant and for second opinion.
Dr Hothi dedicates time each week to her medicolegal practice. She is responsive and flexible when arranging assessments and visits. She is prompt in the delivery of her reports and is willing to take on urgent assessments without compromising on quality.
Qualifications and memberships
2009 MBBS University of East Anglia
2014 MRCPsych Royal College of Psychiatrists
2015 Diploma in Forensic Psychiatry Kings College London