Professional profile - Adele R York (aka Coll), MIT

Adele York MIT


Ms Adele York has practised in the field of Trichology since 1994. She has written almost 200 Tricho-Legal reports, for the purpose of litigation, during this time.


Qualified member of The Institute of Trichologists, graduated 1994

Certificate in Counselling Skills with Developmental Learning, CSDL, 1997.

Trained in Law & Court Procedure Rules; Part 35, PD 35 and Protocol with Bond Salon in association with the Cardiff University (CUBS) September 2009. Revised and updated in October 2009.

Distinction in Advanced Hairdressing Science City and Guilds, 1991

Cosmetic Make-up City and Guilds, 1990

Integrated Business Technology Level III, 1990


William & Hugh McDonald award for 'Outstanding achievement' by the Institute of Trichologists, 1994

Huddersfield Technical College award for 'Student of the Year' in Advanced Hairdressing Science City and Guilds, 1991


Consultant Clinical Trichologist 1994 - present

Proprietor of hairdressing business 1985 -1995

Specialist Fields

Consultant & Clinical Practitioner: in treatment of disorders of, and maintenance of, best health and condition of hair and related skin.

Non-Orthodox Medico-legal work : Single Joint, Claimant and Defendant reports –

  • Head: Injury, allergic reaction, accident, faulty hairdressing procedures & scalp surgery.
  • Hair: Condition, damage - For example: permanent-waving, bleaching, straightening, permanent-colour, hair extensions.
  • Scalp: (or any hair-bearing skin) injury, cosmetic reaction and any trauma.
  • Evidence: (image recording) medical macro-photography
  • Advice: re- hair-transplants, wigs, hair extensions & hair removal.

Personal profile - Adele R York

Adele began training in hairdressing in 1982, prior to commencing her own hairdressing business in 1985 through to 1995, covering all aspects of hairdressing and cosmetic make-up.

Adele has many years experience in all aspects of Trichology. She graduated as an Associate Member of the Institute of Trichology (London) in 1994, becoming a full Member in 1996. She has practised as a Consultant Clinical Trichologist in a private clinic called The Hair & Scalp Clinic in Ashton-under-Lyne for 25 years. Her special interests in Trichology are the effects of reproductive and thyroid hormones upon healthy hair growth and hair loss.

Adele began writing Tricho-Legal reports for use in litigation in 1999, and has a wealth of experience in this area of her work. One Hundred percent of the cases Adele has reported for have settled out of court.

Adele leads and hosts a home church and is involved in various areas of ministry. She is also actively involved with Christians Against Poverty a national debt counselling charity, and actively supports Project Colt, a charity supporting addiction free lifestyles.

Adele has 2 grown up daughters and is a keen horse woman, enjoying history, gardening, music, reading, socialising and travel.