Nicola Ryan-Donnelly

Associate & Serious Injury Solicitor

Nicola is an Associate & Serious Injury Solicitor, representing clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries, including traumatic brain injury, amputation, spinal cord injury, complex orthopaedic injuries and chronic pain disorders.

Having joined Fletchers in 2011, Nicola qualified as a Solicitor in 2016 and has over a decade of experience in serious injury law.


Nicola is passionate about helping those who have sustained serious injuries and is committed to empowering them to rebuild their lives, supporting them from the beginning of the case through to settlement. Nicola’s personality puts her clients at ease and allows them to build trusted relationships. Alongside her legal role, Nicola has been active in assisting several charities including Headway Central Lancashire and Back Up. 

“Thank you so much for all your help and hard work, I really appreciate it. You’ve been so much easier to work with than the past solicitors I had to work with previously. I would highly recommend you.”

“Looking back over the last three years I don’t quite know how anybody could manage without a dream team like you behind them. I do believe in karma and I strongly believe that you will all reap the rewards of what you have done for me, those before me and hopefully many more after me. So please pass on my heartfelt thanks to everyone involved.”

“Honestly made such a stressful situation seem easy to deal with, after a long 3 years got my desired outcome…Fletchers were there when I needed them every step of the process. Couldn’t thank them enough, they were a pleasure to deal with from day one.”

“Very helpful…I was so at ease. Very understanding with my case.”

“I cannot fault the service I have received throughout my case. Excellent.”

“I wanted to thank you for everything you have done to help. ”

“Fantastic throughout the whole of my claim, we have received a great result, I can’t thank you enough.”

Notable Settled Cases

CCC and CCD v Sharp April 2022

Acting for a young man following a catastrophic motorbike accident in which he sustained a life changing head injury. Achieved a settlement of £4.8 million .

BXA and BXB v Adams, April 2021

Acting on behalf of the family of a young father of three who tragically died in a road traffic accident. Achieved a settlement of £1.25m.

RC v Greenfield December 2021

Acting for a young man following a motorbike accident in which he sustained a below knee amputation. Achieved a settlement of £1.95m NET.

SCV v Postoliuk

Acting for a man who sustained a severe traumatic brain injury with a complicated a severe psychiatric sequalae as well as multiple orthopaedic injuries. Achieved a settlement of £1.3million.


Acting for a young man following a motorbike accident in which he sustained a severe injury to his leg resulting in significant bone loss and non union. Achieved settlement at JSM of £797k.


Acted for a young man who sustained a complex degloving injury with associated vascular injury and orthopaedic complications following a motorbike accident. Liability remained disputed throughout, the case was settled at JSM with a 6-figure settlement in favour of the Claimant.

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