Medical negligence and serious injury specialist Sonia is based at Thompsons Solicitors' Bristol office and covers cases across the South West of England.

Qualifying as a solicitor in 2014 after gaining three years' experience as a paralegal, Sonia handles a diverse range of claims including those involving cancer, orthopaedic injuries, bowel injuries, psychiatric conditions and fatal accidents.

Specialising in medical negligence litigation, Sonia deals with delayed diagnoses cases, including failures to diagnose cancer, as well as claims pertaining to orthopaedic surgeries and gastroenterology.

Sonia also assists in high-value catastrophic brain and birth injury cases and provides representation during inquests in which hospital treatment comes under scrutiny.

A dogged investigator, Sonia is able to locate minute case details that often help to make the difference to whether a client who has suffered a life-changing injury due to medical negligence receives the maximum amount of financial redress possible.

Sonia is proud to work for Thompsons and shares the firm’s commitment to helping claimants in their time of need.

Outside of work, Sonia likes cooking and is a trustee for Cerebral Palsy Plus, a Bristol-based charity that supports those with the condition and their families.

Sonia has been highlighted by the Legal 500 as a key lawyer in the firm's Bristol office. 


Sonia's case experience

  • Sonia secured £150,000 for her client who suffered a small stroke, the symptoms of which were misdiagnosed by medical staff as an eye problem. She went on to suffer a second stroke with life-changing effects.
  • After undergoing hip surgery, Sonia’s young client suffered eight months of severe infections due to a repeated diagnosis failures and a lack of prophylactic antibiotics. The defendant admitted partial liability and the claim was settled for £30,000.