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Sahida Patel

"Sahida Patel was my first point of contact during the initial stage of my case. Being so friendly and approachable made the task in question more manageable, she had a vast knowledge of all the medical and law side of my case which was tremendous." - Legal 500, 2022

"Sahida Patel is at the top of her game. She skilfully delivers razor sharp advice with kindness and compassion. She is meticulously organised, measured in her approach and firm but fair with her opponents. I cannot recommend her expertise highly enough." - Legal 500, 2022

"Very supportive, knowledgeable and thoughtful," and "She can recognise the issues in cases well." - Chambers & Partners

"Sahida Patel...went way above and beyond what I had hoped for – I am so grateful ." - Legal 500

"She has been exceptionally understanding of my needs throughout this time and has been very supportive in a distressing situation," and "She is extremely efficient and great at keeping me updated, explaining every stage step by step." - Chambers and Partners 2019

“incredibly dedicated and hard working” and “always gets the best results for her client and is the sort to not leave any stone unturned” – Chambers & Partners

Sahida Patel

Legal Director and Partner, Head of Leeds Office

Sahida has over 25 years experience in dealing with clinical negligence claims. She has extensive experience of Clinical negligence claims with a varied case load including high value, complex birth and brain injury claims, regularly achieving multi-million pound settlements for her clients. This includes those with dystonic and dyskinetic cerebral palsy as a result of events surrounding their births, meningitis claims, claims where the patient has been left in a permanent vegetative state and stroke claims as recent examples.

Sahida is also an accredited member of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel and a member of the referral panel of AvMA.

She is recommended as a Leading Lawyer in Legal 500, a nationally-recognised publication in which rankings of leading firms and lawyers is primarily based on feedback from clients and other professionals.  Sahida is also recognised in the Chambers & Partners publication as a specialist in clinical negligence.

In 2023 Sahida short listed for the Lawyer of the Year Award in the Insurance Category for Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Awards.