Kelly Buckley > Browne Jacobson LLP > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Browne Jacobson LLP

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Health Advisory and Litigation


Kelly is a Partner in the Nottingham NHS Resolution team and has been actively involved in a number of the leading cases included within our submission, in particular [non-publishable matter 1]. Kelly has extensive experience of acting in high value and/or complex clinical negligence claims for NHS bodies including NHS Resolution, NHS Trusts and NHS England along with GPs and privately insured doctors.

Kelly has a wealth of understanding of the legal landscape regarding informed consent following her involvement in the leading Court of Appeal case of Shaw v Kovac. She has worked with NHS Trusts and clinicians to provide an insight into this important and developing area of law and medical ethics. See for example our video blog on consent.

She is one of the team’s mediation champions and has considerable experience of mediating the most complex and sensitive cases. This includes successful resolution of a group action involving multiple patients, a very high value claim where a GP had suffered significant physical harm during childbirth and a teenage suicide case which was covered by BBC’s Panorama programme.


  • Senior Associate at Nabarro LLP, Sheffield
  • Sills & Betteridge


  • BA (Qualifying) Law & Criminology
  • Legal Practice Course
  • Solicitor – admitted August 2006

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East Midlands > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

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Kelly Buckley  – Browne Jacobson LLP

Comprising of a ‘conscientious group of lawyers with a large volume of top quality, complex NHS clinical negligence work’ Browne Jacobson LLP is a market leading defendant practice. Lorna Hardman chairs the national clinical negligence department, and has 25 years’ experience of advising NHS and private bodies on complex and high value claims, inquests and serious incidents. Sarah Erwin-jones  is the primary partner for social care claims, while Ian Long has an interest in on wrongful birth and ambulance service cases. Kelly Buckley is another key figure for NHS defendant litigation. Victoria Curran and James Fawcett , head of personal injury group, continue to hold a busy case load in employers’ liability, public liability and claims arising from equality and Human Rights legislation, acting for local authority, government bodies and insurance clients.