At Medilaw we have a select panel of experienced Psychiatrists who specialise in assessing historical and institutional abuse matters for both civil proceedings and the National Redress scheme.

These include:

  • Historical sexual abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Institutional abuse
  • And other secondary conditions

For more information about the Australian Government’s National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse, please click this link :

Assessing historical and institutional abuse and sensitive cases webinar

Request access to Medilaw’s recorded Assessing historical and institutional abuse and sensitive cases webinar HERE

Panel: Associate Professor Michael Robertson, Dr Martin Allan and Dr Zeeva Cohen

This is an opportunity to hear firsthand from three of our expert consultants about considerations for preparing your brief and letter of instruction. Our panel also delve into addressing questions of causation, creating a suitable environment for the assessment, phenomenon of revicitimisation and accumulated trauma and the context of vulnerable populations.

Medilaw Group National Consultant Directory
for Assessment of Historical and Institutional Abuse

To get a copy of the specialised consultant directory, please send an email to

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Contact us today to learn more about our historical and institutional abuse assessments services.