Sally-Jean has over 25 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 obstetric, paediatric, surgical, A & E and cardiac treatment and in case of delay in diagnosis and treatment of cancer. She is also involved in inquiry work, including inquests and post settlement work.
Sally-Jean Nicholes is dogged in pursuit of justice for her clients.
Legal 500 2021
She is also involved in inquests and undertakes post-settlement work. Recent successes include settlements for a child with cerebral palsy, a person with a misdiagnosed wound infection resulting in permanent disability, a person who suffered a stroke and lasting neurological impairment following anaesthesia and for the family of a woman who died following misdiagnosis of a cardiac condition.
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).
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'.
Chambers guide to the legal profession 2019
Seven-figure settlement after surgical procedure for which consent was not given
A woman was left with a life-changing injury following thyroid surgery
Six-figure sum of compensation for perineal injury during forceps delivery
A client has settled her medical negligence claim after a traumatic delivery