Legal Director – Clinical Negligence
Nicola is a Legal Director with Lime. She qualified as a Solicitor in September 2009, was promoted to Associate Solicitor in 2014 and to Legal Director in 2016. Nicola completed her Law degree LLB (Hons) Law at the University of Leicester and her Legal Practice Course at De Montfort University before completing her training and qualifying as a Solicitor with the Firm.
Chambers UK 2016 praises Nicola’s client service ‘She was reassuring, approachable and careful of my personal and emotional well-being’.
Chambers UK 2020 notes that Nicola is ‘meticulous, hard-working and thoughtful’. She is experienced in wrongful birth cases, surgical error claims and informed consent matters.
Nicola has a particular interest in Gynaecological and women’s health claims, which sadly seem to be an increasing problem. Nicola has successfully advised a number of clients in relation to serious complications following ectopic pregnancy.
Nicola heads up her own sub team and runs a varied clinical negligence case load against NHS Trusts, GP’s, Private Consultants and Care Homes. In addition Nicola continues to co-work with Robert Rose on some of the teams most high value cases and over the past 10 years they have achieved some excellent settlements on behalf of their clients.