• about me

Meet the Expert

Registered with the
Health Professions Council
Reg No OT19810

Member of the
British Association of Occupational Therapists
(BAOT No BT0201217)


Justine Fawcett qualified in 1991 from the University of Ripon & York St. John, York. In 1996 she graduated through Wolverhampton University with an Honours Degree in Health Studies.

In November 2004 Justine Fawcett achieved the Certificate of Expert Witness Accreditation from Cardiff University, passing Bond Solon Expert Witness training courses in Report Writing, Courtroom Skills, Cross Examination, and Law and Procedure.

Since 2002 she has worked as an independent Occupational Therapist and Expert Witness, preparing rehabilitation costing reports in personal injury and medical negligence cases for adults and children. Whilst specialising in acquired brain injury and complex disability, she has extensive Expert Witness experience in the areas of orthopaedic injuries, amputation, upper limb and hand injury, cerebral palsy, visual impairment, cauda equina syndrome, back pain, and various medical conditions such as TB, bowel disease and stoma care.

She has over 30 years clinical experience, specialising in the field of acquired brain injury, but also rehabilitation of people with complex and multiple injuries, including orthopaedic, burns and hand injuries, amputation, elderly and medical conditions. Her work has involved care assessments, the assessment and provision of equipment and home adaptations, hand therapy, cognitive rehabilitation, rehabilitation for visual impairment, ADL and community rehabilitation, discharge planning, vocational rehabilitation and work place assessments. As a mother of three children she is knowledgeable on the subject of parenting.

Justine has Court experience and her current split of work is claimant 50%, defendant 50%.

Please contact Waveney MLS for a full CV or to discuss clinical experience required for your case.