Gail Waller > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Work Department

Clinical Negligence (Lime Solicitors)




Gail works on a wide-ranging caseload, consisting of cases arising from misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis, negligent surgery, and fatal injury, amongst others. She has a particular interest in obstetric claims including footling breech deliveries, shoulder dystocia, cerebral palsy, stillbirth, and perineal injuries.  Gail also specialises in Coroner’s inquests involving death arising from suspected clinical failures.  She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Gail has a particular reputation for client care, understanding that litigation can be a difficult process for people and that the professional relationship she builds with her clients is as important as the legal advice she provides.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

Complex and high value neonatal and birth injury claims, alongside amputation, spinal and brain injuries are the core specialisms of the ‘first rate’ clinical negligence team at Shakespeare Martineau LLP, all of whom moved across from  Mayo Wynne Baxter LLP in the spring of 2023. Praised as ‘knowledgeable, experienced and well-organised’, practice head Melanie Minter‘s caseload includes failed surgeries and child brain injury cases. Nick Garrish exclusively handles clinical negligence claimant work, from minor fractures to catastrophic injury cases. Gail Waller is also recommended.