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Kay Kelly

Consultant - Clinical/Medical Negligence Team

Kay's Teams

Clinical Negligence


Kay is a consultant with the firm and a member of the clinical negligence team.

Kay has over 20 years' post qualification experience and in the last few years has specialised solely in clinical negligence cases on behalf of patients and their families. Kay is a former partner and head of the clinical negligence department.

Kay has extensive experience in the field to include:-

  • Cerebal palsy and catastrophic brain injury cases
  • Obstetric and Paediatric cases
  • Cosmetic surgery errors
  • Claims arising from negligently performed surgery including cholyectstectomies, sterilisations, vascular surgery, neurological surgery and hip and knee replacements
  • Optical negligence including failure to diagnose glaucoma
  • Oncology and delay in diagnosis of cancer cases
  • Diagnostic and treatment errors by GP and hospital
  • Cases involving upper and lower limb amputations
  • Fatal accident cases including representation at Inquests

Kay is known for her commitment to ensure that her clients get access to justice, and has a thorough and forensic approach to cases with an ability to “turn a case around” and maximise damages.

She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and a recognised Senior Litigator.

Legal Directory Recommendations

Kay is recognised as a Recommended Lawyer and a Leading Individual in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500.

The 2022 Chambers UK Guide recongnises Kay as an exceptional individual ranking her as 'Senior Statesperson': a lawyer who no longer works hands-on with the same intensity but who, by virtue of close links with major clients, remains pivotal to the firm’s success. The guide states, 'Kay Kelly has experience representing clients in claims relating to traumatic brain injuries, wrongful births and delayed diagnoses.' A tesitmoninal says "She is compassionate, and her organisational skills are second to none. She makes you feel fully supported."

Client Testimonials

We were treated as a family, the personal element and empathy was consistent throughout. Whilst the aim of the case was to obtain damages and establish the facts - Kay never lost sight of the family in the middle of it all.

- Mr Adrian C Morris, Telford