Annabel Poate-Joyner has been recognised as an Expert Witness for 18 years to date, and has worked on a wide variety of cases from Child & Family proceedings, Civil and Employment cases, and Criminal cases up to and including the Royal Courts of Justice.

Annabel Poate-Joyner is regularly instructed by solicitors, both Prosecution and Defence, Local Authority Legal and/or Social Services Departments, Police forces and/or the Crown Prosecution Service, and the Public Guardian for the Court of Protection.

Annabel specialises in working on cases involving Vulnerable People who are victims or alleged perpetrators of serious and complex crime such as sexual offences and murder and in major cases involving multiple victims and defendants, and has developed particular expertise in Mental Capacity and Capacity to Consent issues.

Annabel Poate-Joyner holds the Bond Solon Expert Witness Certifiate awarded by the Law School at Cardiff University, a Member of the UK Register of Expert Witnesses and the BPS Directory of Expert Witnesses.

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