Mr Porter’s Retirement
Mr Porter will not see new medico-legal clients after March 31st 2021. After that date Mr Porter can see existing clients when required, at the Apollo Surgery, Great Barr, Birmingham, for updated and addendum reports. This is a General Practice surgery with excellent facilities for Covid safe, face to face consulting.
Mr Porter does not undertake remote consultations, which are inappropriate for medico-legal work in plastic and hand surgery.
Mr Porter no longer consults at the Droitwich Spa Hospital and will not use this hospital as a professional postal address, after June 1st 2021. Mr Porter’s work is confined to personal injury and he does not see clinical negligence clients, apart from clients he has helped in the past. Mr Porter no longer conducts prison visits, or home visits.
After March 31st 2021, Mr Porter will continue to be available to help previous clients, with addendum and updating reports, Part 35 questions, meetings with counsel, discussions between Experts and Court attendance. Mr Porter will retain malpractice insurance for these activities, but will not be insured to take on new clients after March 31st 2021.
Mr Porter will retain his licence to practice as long as he remains available for existing clients. He revalidated on October 1st 2020 and will continue to participate in assessment and appraisal, for as long as existing clients require his support.
Mr Porter would like to thank the solicitors and agencies who have instructed him during the last 26 years.