of giving expert evidence in both Civil and Criminal cases

Consultant Neuropsychologist

Chartered Psychologist

Registered Clinical Psychologist


Dr Priestley holds the following academic and clinical qualifications :

  • University of Manchester:  B.A (Hons) – First Class
  • University of Leeds:  Master of Science – Distinction
  • University of Leeds :  Doctor of Clinical Psychology

He has been presented with the following awards:

1990  A.P. Wadsworth Prize
1991   British Psychological Society Prize for Psychobiology
1993  The Max Hamilton Award for Psychiatry
1994  The James Menscher Research Prize
2016  Expert Witness of the Year Award


Dr Priestley holds the following affiliations:

  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist (Reg. No 38265)
  • Member of the Academy of Experts
  • Member of the European Brain Injury Society
  • Member of the Expert Witness Institute
  • Full Practitioner Member of the Division of Neuropsychology
  • APIL  1st Tier Expert
  • Europsy Registered Psychologist
  • Member of the Association Française de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive (No. ADELI : 169301355
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council (PYL 19519)