Professor Hugh Koch

Founding Partner

About HKA

Serving you, serving justice.

Back in 1991, renowned psychologist Professor Hugh Koch had the vision of a company that would provide service levels unprecedented in the medico legal industry. A quarter-century later, with Hugh at the heart of our dedicated team, HKA has grown to become the largest and most respected medico legal operation of its kind in the UK, with highly trained in-house staff and an extensive expert witness directory ensuring that support is available to clients across the country. From first contact to completed psychological or orthopaedic report, our goal is to make the road towards justice as smooth as possible.

  • History & heritage

    Founded in 1991, HKA has earned an enviable reputation as the UK’s largest and most trusted medico legal operation.

  • A dynamic medico legal team

    HKA has talent and passion at every level, from the dynamic in-house team to our independent expert witnesses.

  • UK expert witness directory

    With 42 clinical psychologists operating from 125 clinics across England and Wales, HKA’s comprehensive network ensures location is no barrier to justice.

  • Strong values & ethics

    HKA holds its team to the highest ethical standards. In-house staff treat each case with respect and confidentiality. While every clinical psychologist has a current HCPC/BPS certification, our orthopaedic surgeon has a current GMC certificate.

The HKA Process

  • 1. You instruct HKA

  • 2. We arrange expert witness appointment

  • 3. Expert witness produces psychological/orthopaedic report

  • 4. We send you the psychological/orthopaedic report

The HKA Charter

An expert witness for every scenario

HKA understands the time pressures and personal concerns involved in the medico legal process. Our highly trained in-house staff, independent expert psychologists and orthopaedic surgeons are dedicated to streamlined service and high-quality psychological and orthopaedic assessments, helping solicitors, agencies and individuals towards the right result.

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  • Personal Injury Assessment (Psychological)

    In the aftermath of a personal injury - from a debilitating car crash to a traumatic fall - an expert witness provided by HKA will be able to assess in detail and report thoroughly on the psychological effects.
  • Woman undertaking a neuropsychology assessment

    Neuropsychology Assessment

    In the event of a client's cognitive impairment, the HKA brain injury expert will use verbal and written testing as the foundation of an extensive neuropsychological assessment.

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