Nimmisha Aslam is a senior associate in the personal injury and clinical negligence team.

Nimmisha advises clients on a range of claims, including road traffic accidents, accidents at work, criminal injuries compensation authority claims, tripping accidents, dental claims and a variety of claims arising from clinical negligence against hospitals and doctors, including misdiagnosis of medical conditions, birth injuries and negligent operations. She also represents families at inquests and deals with accidents resulting in death and accidents whilst on holiday.

She is advising and representing some of those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Nimmisha has been named as a key lawyer in The Legal 500 (2022).

Nimmisha has been representing clients in personal injury and clinical negligence claims since 2012.

  • PS v Lakehouse Contract (2018) – the claimant received compensation when a cupboard fell on her in local authority housing, some 4 years after it had been installed, resulting in injuries to her shoulder
  • PT v Virgin Active (2017) - Nimmisha succeeded in a Trial involving a slipping accident at the Defendant’s premises, where the client suffered a fracture to the elbow requiring surgery.
  • PAT (as personal representative of the estate of X, deceased) v Epsom and St Helier University hospitals NHS Trust (2017) – Nimmisha represented the family of the deceased at an inquest following a suspected misplaced nasogastric tube. A successful clinical negligence claim was also pursued
  • SS v Heathrow airport Ltd (2016) – the claimant received compensation having suffered a ligament sprain due to twisting her ankle on defective paving. She was left with permanent ankle instability  
  • AM v GL (2016) – Nimmisha represented a client who suffered a fracture to her hand having been knocked off her bike in a road traffic accident
  • SF v Expresspace Ltd T/As Sidney Hotel (2014) – Nimmisha successfully represented an employee following an accident at work resulting in severe burn injuries
  • K v B&Q Ltd (2015) – the claimant received compensation following an accident in a store resulting in a permanent finger injury
  • S v Newcastle Airport Limited (1) and Boon Edam Limited (2) (2015) – the claimant received compensation for a fractured femur after being knocked down by a revolving door
  • LB v Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust - the claimant received compensation having suffered burns to her thigh during a hip arthroscopy procedure. This resulted in permanent scarring
  • X v St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust (2020) - £800,000 award for a delay in diagnosis of appendicitis
  • NP v Fuller Smith & Turner Plc (2020) – the claimant received compensation after falling down a flight of wet stairs at work, resulting in multiple injuries to her ankle, back and hand
  • CD v GeoPost Holdings Ltd (2019) – a 76 year old woman received compensation following a head injury in a road traffic accident whilst a pedestrian. CD v GeoPost Holdings Ltd (2019) | Russell-Cooke
  • BW v Pametta Grant (2019) – the claimant received compensation after suffering a complex tri-malleolar fracture of the left ankle in a road traffic accident necessitating 2 surgeries. (BW v Pametta Grant (2019) | Russell-Cooke)

Member of the APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers)

Nimmisha studied Law with Business Studies at the University of Birmingham and completed her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Birmingham. She worked in the voluntary sector representing individuals in employment law claims before joining Russell-Cooke in 2012. Nimmisha qualified as a solicitor in 2016.