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Leigh Day

PRIORY HOUSE, 25 ST JOHN'S LANE, LONDON, EC1M 4LB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7650 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7253 4433
DX:
53326 CLERKENWELL
Email:
Web:
www.leighday.co.uk

Sally-Jean Nicholes

Tel:
Work 020 7650 1200
Email:
Leigh Day

Work Department

Clinical negligence.

Position

Sally-Jean is a partner in Leigh Day's clinical negligence department. She has over 20 years' experience working exclusively for claimants in clinical negligence cases. Her cases include those resulting in brain damage, severe disabilities or death in adults and children arising from negligent midwifery and obstetric care, negligent paediatric, surgical, A&E care, and in cases of delay in diagnosis and treatment of cancer. She is also regularly involved in inquests and undertakes post-settlement work. Specific recent successes include settlements for a child with cerebral palsy, a child with Erb's palsy, orthopaedic injury, psychiatric injuries to parents following neonatal deaths, and gynaecological and rectal injury.

Career

Trained Wilford McBain, Clyde & Co; qualified 1990; Leigh Day 1992 to date.

Member

Law Society's clinical negligence panel; Action Against Medical Accidents referral panel; British Deaf Association; APIL; The London Free Legal Advice Society (Islington Legal Advice Centre).

Education

Leeds University (1978 BA hons); Nottingham (1998 LLM advanced litigation).


London: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

 Leigh Day is praised for having 'large pool of shared knowledge and expertise' in complex claims involving life-changing injuries or difficult question of law and ethics. Claire Fazan’s experience is 'second to none'; she combines 'sensitivity with superb judgement'. Birth injury claims specialist Suzanne White is known for her 'enthusiasm and advocacy of her clients’ rights'. Sally-Jean Nicholes is a 'shrewd lawyer with great judgement' and is 'committed to get the best result for her clients without losing sight of what is achievable'.

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