Why Choose Us?

We are unique!

Medico-legal reporting demands an understanding of the link between law and medicine.

The legal costing team works hand in hand with the medico-legal team to ensure that the highest calibre reports are produced, enabling you to establish heads of claim and value your case. 

The medico-legal team is headed up by a partnership of medical professionals.

In the light of the Jackson reforms and the ever tighter time scales placed on solicitors, a quality report at the outset is paramount.

Medical reports + scans + therapy + + bill of costs + advocacy on assessment. 

The benefits of choosing SM Legal Services for your costing requirements include:

  • The development of personal relationships with members of our team, who understand different fee-earners’ requirements and methods of working, enabling matters to be dealt with efficiently, consistently and to all clients’ personal satisfaction.
  • The freeing up of fee-earning time to be spent on billing, a decrease in time spent on costs and more competitive rates, leading to a reduction in overheads and increase in profits.
  • The choice of a fixed percentage charge or an hourly rate, which could be of particular benefit for substantial matters.
  • The ability to budget on a case by case basis, if so desired.
  • Immediate attention to urgent matters.
  • A virtual in-house service at no additional cost to yourself.
  • Tailor made bill templates to meet with your requirements.


The benefits of instructing SM Legal Medico-Legal Neuroscience Partnership include: 

  • The option of instructing experts of different disciplines through one provider.
  • A multi-discipline approach with no need to duplicate records for different experts.
  • Ease and speed of transportation of records between experts.
  • Ease of liaison between experts where necessary and particularly in complex cases.
  • One provider arranging all additional services (such as MRI scans, Physiotherapy) where appropriate.
  • Our neuroscience medical experts have been recognized as being vital in the court reaching a decision.


What SM Legal Medico-Legal Neuroscience Partnership can offer to Medical Experts:

  • Through our extensive costing services, we have long standing relationships within the legal profession and a greater understanding of what is required from a medico-legal report.
  • We function as the skeleton business for our medical experts, meaning that whilst communication from a solicitor is a direct instruction to you, it is ourselves that handle everything other than the report writing itself.
  • We meet with all of our consultants who are therefore personally known to us.
  • We arrange informal social gatherings, giving our consultants the opportunity to meet and discuss experiences and ongoing professional development.
  • We can sign experts up with a whole host of agencies to ensure that you achieve relevant and adequate volumes of work that meet with your satisfaction.
  • The intrinsic rewards of a more personable and team effort approach to providing expert reports, which are essential to the successful resolution of cases.
  • We can even design your business card!