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Mr Simon Rhys Kirkham

29 St Marks Road
Teddington
Middlesex
TW11 9DE

Contact Person: Mr Simon Rhys Kirkham
Qualifications: LLB(Hons) MEWI
Phone: 07930 405548
Occupation: Solicitor, Drug & Legal Adviser

Mr Simon Rhys Kirkham LLB(Hons) MEWI

Solicitor, Drug & Legal Adviser

Description of Expertise:

Mr Simon Kirkham has over 25 years experience providing reports prior to criminal proceeding under the Misuse of Drugs Act and the Proceeds of Crime Act and giving oral evidence in the Court of Appeal and on every Crown Court Circuit in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, in Magistrates Courts, the Isle of Man and the Royal Court of Jersey.

All controlled drugs are covered including new psychoactive substances and legal highs. Specific areas include: price, effects, consumption, patterns of use, potency, purity, packaging and street and dealer practices. Cultivation of cannabis cases additionally involve review of the growing operation, equipment, paraphernalia, yield, costs, medical uses and assessment of quality.

Geographical area:

England, Wales, Channel Islands and Northern Ireland

Activity over past three years:

Number of reports written: 300+
Number of court appearances: 100+

Index terms:

  • • Drugs
  • • Amphetamine
  • • Cocaine
  • • Crack Cocaine
  • • Ecstasy
  • • Ketamine
  • • Khat
  • • MDMA
  • • Heroin
  • • Legal Highs
  • • Cannabis
  • • Benzodiazapine
  • • Opiates
  • • Opium
  • • LSD
  • • Magic Mushrooms
  • • Psilocybin
  • • Steriods
  • • Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
  • • Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
  • • Confiscation of drugs
  • • Drugs, counterfeit
  • • Drugs, illicit effects of psychoactive drugs
  • • Packaging of drugs
  • • Regulation of drugs
  • • Subcultures relating to drugs
  • • Misuse of drugs act
  • • Psychoactive drugs, illicit
  • • Drugs paraphernalia illicit
  • • Cultivation Cannabis
  • • Drug examinations
  • • Street drugs
  • • Effects of drugs, illicit
  • • Cutting Agents
  • • Drugs involuntary administration
  • • Drug dealing
  • • Drug Abuse
  • • Drug Prices
  • • Drug Purities
  • • Drug Testing
  • • Drug Training
  • • Drugs & Behaviour
  • • Drugs Driving
  • • Drugs of Abuse
  • • Drugs Packaging
  • • Drug Trafficking
  • • Forensic Science
  • • Illegal Drugs/Substances
  • • Illicit Drugs
  • • Illicit drugs routes of administration
  • • Legislation
  • • Packaging
  • • Packaging Materials
  • • Pharmaceuticals
  • • Research
  • • Street Drugs
  • • Street Prices
  • • Substance Abuse
  • • Substance Misuse
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