Michael Sims

Michael Sims

Chartered Legal Executive

Michael is a dedicated Chartered Legal Executive working in our Clinical Negligence team. With extensive experience in the field, he specialises in handling high-value and complex injury claims resulting from substandard treatment, representing claimants throughout the legal process.

Having qualified in April 2015, Michael's legal journey began as a paralegal, gaining valuable insights into the intricacies of medical negligence claims. Since then, he has dedicated his career to advocating for his clients, navigating them through challenging liability disputes and ensuring that their voices are heard. Michael takes pride in all his work, but among his proudest achievements are the high-value cases he has successfully handled. His work has provided lasting benefits to his clients, significantly improving their quality of life. His friendly approach and commitment to delivering the best outcomes possible has rightly made him a trusted advocate in the field of clinical negligence law. Outside of work, Michael enjoys an active lifestyle and spending time with his family. His passion for helping others extends beyond the courtroom, as he finds fulfilment in making a positive impact on his clients' lives through his legal expertise.
Michael Sims

Notable Settled Cases

Settlement of a case on behalf of both the partner and son of the deceased in respect of failures on the part of the Welsh Health Board to provide adequate mental health care leading to a suicide. Claim advanced following representation of the family at an inquest.

Settlement of a case in excess of £550,000 in respect of a failure to correctly diagnose abnormal urological symptoms in a claimant leading to a seven-year delay in diagnosis of prostate cancer. As a result, the Claimant suffered a fifteen-year reduction in their life expectancy.

Settlement of a case in excess of £500,000 in respect of the failure to diagnose a stress fracture in the claimant’s hip following exercise which led to necrosis of the hip and the need for a total hip replacement under the age of thirty and impact on the claimant’s earning prospects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Law Degree
  • FCILEX

Accreditations

  • Senior Litigator of APIL
  • Key Lawyer Legal 500 2022/2023