Nigel Morley

Consultant Pharmacist

Nigel Morley

Nigel Morley is an experienced consultant pharmacist who provides expert witness in criminal, civil and commercial proceedings.

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Mr Morley is a freelance independent consultant, and a registered pharmacist for approaching 50 years.  He is a leading expert in dispensing doctor dispensing and prescribing. He has expertise in the Pharmaceutical Services Regulations for Appliance Contractors, Dispensing Doctors and Community Pharmacists.  He has expert knowledge of pharmaceutical negligence and fraud, community, prison and wholesale pharmacy.  He is an authority on controlled drugs.

Experience of giving evidence

Mr Morley has given evidence to professional regulators in pharmacy and medicine, NHS Resolution (formerly NHS Litigation Authority), civil courts and HMRC tribunals. Also, Expert Witness as to fact and opinion in the Shipman Judicial Inquiry.

Cases undertaken

Nigel has supplied expert witness reports and advice to the Home Office, The Department of Health, primary care organisations, academic institutions, pharmaceutical companies, the police, health care profession defence associations, liability insurers, civil and criminal law solicitors.

Specialist assessments offered

  • Pharmaceutical negligence and fraud
  • Income and reimbursement of dispensing
  • Pharmaceutical services including appliance contractors dispensing doctor and community pharmacies the Drug Tariff.
  • Negligence in personal administration
  • Valuations of licit or illicit drugs, either pharmaceuticals or drugs involved in criminal theft or illegal possession cases in general and with relevance to sentencing or The Confiscation Of Proceeds Of Crime Act


Author of ‘Controlled Drugs in Primary Care, The Law, Probity and Good Practice’

Specialist papers have been provided to the Home Office, The Department of Health, MHRA, the Competition Authority, The Shipman Judicial Inquiry in the UK. The Canadian and Taiwanese Governments W.H.O and UNESCO, amongst other non-UK institutions


Generally, reports can be turned around in 25 working days, virtual hearings and conference calls with 48 hours’ notice, physical meetings or court appearances by agreement.


Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent

Qualifications and memberships

Member and Senior Mentor Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Registrant of GPHC

Committee Member of The Pharmacy and Ethics Association (PLEA) member of the National Prescribing Centre and Department of Health ‘Controlled Drugs Focused Group’. Member of NHS Litigation Authority Users Panel

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