Dr Jaleel Mohammed

Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Dr Jaleel Mohammed is a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist who provides expert evidence in criminal, civil and family proceedings.

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Profile

Dr Jaleel Mohammed is a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist who has experience working across a wide range of mental health services in London and South East England. After completing his medical training at the University of Birmingham, he went on to complete his Core Psychiatry Training in the Thames Valley region, and his Higher Training in Forensic Psychiatry in North, Central and East London. He completed his Masters’ degree in Mental Health Law in 2020.

He has worked in various clinical and criminal justice settings across London since 2018, including Secure Inpatient Services, Community Forensic Outreach Services, Prison Inreach Services and the Liaison and Diversion Service in court. Dr Mohammed is currently employed in the North London Forensic Service of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, where he worked as a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist in HMP Wormwood Scrubs and in the Medium-secure service in North London.

Dr Mohammed is currently based at St Magnus Hospital, Oldercare (Haslemere) as responsible clinician for patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 in low-secure and locked ward settings. Dr Mohammed is approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 as having special experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorder. I have Approved Clinician status and am registered on the General Medical Council Specialist Register in Forensic Psychiatry.

Experience of giving evidence

Dr Mohammed has experience of providing written and oral evidence in Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court, the First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health), and for the Parole Board. He is approved by the Secretary of State as having special experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorder, and is thus able to make recommendations on sentencing options under the Mental Health Act 1983. His expert reports make complicated subjects easy to understand and this translates to his style of oral evidence, where he speaks accurately and concisely.

Case undertaken

Dr Mohammed is able to provide expert psychiatric reports in the following types of cases:

  • Acute stress reaction
  • Addictions
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Bipolar affective disorder
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Conversion/Dissociative disorder
  • Delirium
  • Delusional disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Mania
  • Mental and behavioral disorders due to substance misuse
  • Mild Cognitive Disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic disorder (panic attacks)
  •  Personality disorder
  • Phobia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic disorder
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Schizophrenia

Civil cases

  • Personal injury
  • Employment
  • Immigration
  • Mental Capacity

Criminal cases

  • Fitness to plead and stand trial
  • Insanity
  • Diminished responsibility
  • Risk assessment and dangerousness
  • Full range of psychiatric disposal including Section 37 Hospital order and Section 41 Restriction Order

In addition to the above, Dr Mohammed provides Expert Witness Psychiatric report for the first-tier tribunal (Mental Health) and the Parole board.

Specialist assessments offered

  • HCR-20 to assess and manage risk of violence

Publications

O’Sullivan, O.P. and Mohammed, J. (2019), “Practical Approaches to Forensic Mental Health Testimony”, The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, Vol. 15 No. 1, pp. 43-44.

Availability

Dr Mohammed has good availability and dedicates time to his medicolegal practice each week. He is able to travel to carry out assessments in and around London, and can carry out assessments nationwide with the use of telepsychiatry.

Qualifications

MBChB Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

LLM Master of Laws (Mental Health Law)

CCT Certificate of Completion of Training in Forensic Psychiatry

Professional memberships:

GMC Fully registered medical practitioner with the General Medical Council, on the Specialist Register (Forensic Psychiatry)

MRCPsych Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

MFFLM Member of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine

S12/Approved Clinician Approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended 2007.

MEWI Member of the Expert Witness Institute

AC Status Approved Clinician for the purposes of the Mental Health Act 1983

RCPsych Leadership and Management Fellow

UCL Partners Improvement Fellow

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