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Your Expert Witness


McCollum Consultants

3000 Aviator Way
M22 5TG

Contact Person: Richard Williams-Lees
Qualifications: LL.B(Hons) PgDip(Law)
Phone: 0161 266 1074
Occupation: Independent network of medical expert witnesses

McCollum Consultants is very specialist chambers of clinical expert witnesses providing authoritative medical reports with the most efficient and personal service; they offer a unique blend of medical expertise and a deep understanding of the law.

World-class medical expertise

McCollum Consultants was founded by Professor Charles McCollum, MBChB, FRCS, MD, one of the UK's leading cardiovascular experts. He continues to actively lead the business. Professor McCollum was appointed Professor of Surgery and Head of the Department of Surgery at the University of Manchester in 1989 and is an Honorary Consultant Surgeon at South Manchester University Hospital. He is a recognised leader in his field, having published over 400 papers including over 300 on original research. Professor McCollum was The Lawyer Monthly's Vascular Expert of the Year 2016 & 2017. Likewise, all our experts are leading specialists in their fields.

Legally qualified management

Richard Williams-Lees was called to the bar at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 2015. Because of his legal background, he brings a real understanding of the litigation process and the needs of solicitors, barristers and judges alike. Richard makes sure that clients get prompt efficient service with reports formatted in a way that is ultimately of benefit to the Court, aiding in their comprehension of what can often be complex medico-legal issues.

Peer review

To ensure that all reports are of the highest standards each report is reviewed by a second specialist on our team.

Medico-legal training

All of the medical consultants and specialists in the McCollum Consultants team have had appropriate medico-legal training.

Our consultants cover a broad range of specialities:


  • Acute Medicine
  • Anaesthesia
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cardiology
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Geriatric
  • Infectious Disease
  • Intensive Care
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Nursing
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oncology
  • Pain
  • Psychiatry & Psychology
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory
  • Rheumatology
  • Stroke Medicine


  • Haematology
  • Medical mycology
  • Microbiology


  • Cardiothoracic
  • Colorectal / Lower GI
  • Dental
  • Endocrine
  • ENT
  • Gastrointestinal
  • General
  • Head & Neck
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Oesophago-gastric / Upper GI
  • Oncology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastics
  • Thoracic
  • Sarcoma
  • Transplant
  • Trauma
  • Vascular
  • Urology


  • Cardiothoracic
  • General
  • Head & Neck
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Vascular Interventional Radiology
  • Uroradiology

We offer a range of medico-legal consulting services, including reports, pagination, medical literature searches, illustration, statistics and diagnostic imaging. Please visit our website for further information: www.McCollumConsultants.com.