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Browne Jacobson LLP

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Health Advisory and Litigation


Kelly is a Senior Associate 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

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Rising stars)

Kelly BuckleyBrowne Jacobson LLP

Lorna Hardman heads the national clinical negligence team at Browne Jacobson LLP, which acts for all types of healthcare providers on all types of clinical negligence claims, including avoidable brain injuries and serious birth injuries. The team includes senior associate Kelly Buckley, who acts on many ‘early notification’ cases for NHS Resolution. The personal injury team, headed by James Fawcett, focuses on high value and complex personal injury claims, acting for public bodies and insurers. ‘Stand-outSarah Erwin-Jones specialises in abuse and safeguarding cases and ‘fights passionately‘ for clients while remaining ‘sensible and pragmatic when it comes to resolving cases‘.