Neill Thompson has been an expert witness since 2003. He has expertise in personal injury claims involving cases of adult musculoskeletal trauma and in particular trauma involving the shoulder joint. He provides expert opinion on work related shoulder complaints. He has acted extensively for both the plaintiff and defendant and in medical negligence cases. He regularly attends courses in relation to medicolegal practice and reporting.


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Appointments can be made in a number of ways:

In writing via his office at Castle Farm House, 51 Ravara Road, Ballygowan, Newtownards BT23 6NN

By e-mail

Telephone 02897521143
Fax 02897521325
On-Line Booking can be offered once a username and password has been issued. Please contact the Practice Manager, Angela Garland, if you wish to avail of this service.


Medicolegal clinics are usually held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Appointments can be arranged at other times or weekends by contacting his office.


Clients are examined in Malone Medical Chambers 142 Malone Road. See their website here.


Reports will be returned in a timely fashion. If you require urgent reports, by prior arrangement they can be forwarded within 24 hours of examining the client.


He has considerable experience in giving oral evidence in both the High Court and County court. He is normally available for court attendance on the second and fourth Tuesday morning of each month but can be available on other days by special arrangement with advance notice.


Cost for reports depends on the complexity of the case and the volume of medical records reviewed. For an estimate of his fees please contact Angela Garland through the form below. He performs medicolegal work within Legal Aid Guidelines and prior authority should be obtained from legal aid to obtain full payment to avoid you or your clients incurring a surcharge.