Delivering legal expertise since 1845

A different kind of law firm

The serious injury team at Shoosmiths exists to help individuals and their families with serious and complex legal problems in their hour of greatest need, often in the most tragic of circumstances. 

At times of adversity, the law may seem to be a confusing barrier rather than a source of help and assistance. We can guide you through.

People first, lawyers second

We understand that starting this journey can be daunting. We are specialists in personal injury and medical negligence who will explain the law in plain English as it applies to you. If you are looking for answers, advice or support then call us free and let us listen to your own unique story.


We can help you

Call our specialists for a free initial discussion.

Kashmir Uppal

Kashmir Uppal

Partner - Medical negligence

Medical negligence

Award winning medical negligence lawyer Kashmir is tireless in her pursuit of accountability. Contact Kashmir today.

Chris  McKinney

Chris McKinney

Partner - Personal injury

Brain injury

Chris will come to your home or hospital. He specialises in brain injury and has won several multi-million pound claims for clients. Call Chris today.

Denise Stephens

Denise Stephens

Partner - Medical negligence

Cerebral palsy

Denise is a passionate, highly skilled medical negligence lawyer with a heart of gold. She cares genuinely about getting you justice so tell Denise your story.

Why Shoosmiths?

We help individuals and their families rebuild their lives.

Our specialist lawyers have decades of experience of the full range of medical negligence and personal injury cases, helping clients who have sustained injuries whether as a result of a road traffic accident, an accident at work or medical negligence.

We assist clients who have suffered injuries ranging from the modest to catastrophic as well as fatalities. We work on your behalf, wherever possible, to secure not only compensation but also the best treatment and rehabilitation services. In fatal accident cases we provide representation at inquest.

Milly's story

What to do next

We can advise you where you stand and what your options are so that you can make informed choices based on expert legal advice. We have many years’ experience of dealing with different types of brain injury claims so understand and can explain both the law and the practicalities that you may be facing for the first time. Getting in touch for an initial discussion will not cost you a penny.

Call us on 0370 086 8687 or message us.

The choice is yours.

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Who we work with

  • Brain Injury Group
  • Child Brain Injury Trust
  • Headway
  • SIA
  • Back Up
  • Macmillan
  • Danielles Flutterbyes
  • Forces
  • Bens Heroes Trust

Our accreditations

  • Accredited Personal Injury
  • Apil
  • Ama
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Legal 500
  • UK Chambers
  • The Society Of Clinical Injury Lawyers