Dr Chahl has experience of working in both the NHS and the independent sector. He has previously worked in the NHS in different capacities for over 15 years, 7 of which were as a Consultant Psychiatrist. Dr Chahl currently works as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the independent sector in Locked Rehabilitation and has worked in this capacity for over 6 years.
Dr Chahl has previously been a Council member of the Birmingham Medico-legal Society and the Birmingham Medical Institute.
Dr Chahl has worked on close to 300 medico-legal cases and has given evidence at over 100 Crown Court/ Civil Court/ Mental Health Review Tribunals/ Independent Hospital Manager's Hearings.