Mr Paul Baskerville is a highly-skilled and respected vascular surgeon based in London. Practising from the Baskerville clinic which he set up, he specialises in varicose and thread veins, hand veins, deep venous thrombosis, venous ulcers, claudication and Raynaud's phenomenon. He has an extensive practice in medicolegal reporting, both for claimants and the defence. He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on the care of the surgical patient and on vascular and venous disease. He now teaches on professional development and consultant practice at Keele University, Kings’ College Hospital and the Royal College of Surgeons (England). He appears as an expert witness on field-related matters and has served on a number of national and international bodies including the International Association of Ambulatory Surgery, the British Association of Day Surgery, the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine and the London Cardiovascular Clinical Advisory Board.