Nick O’Neill

Contact Number: 029 2267 5350

Following completion of his training contract in 2015, Nick has specialised entirely in claimant clinical negligence including NHS Redress complaints.  Nick is a solicitor in our medical negligence department.


Nick is experienced in handling a variety of clinical negligence work including:

  • Delayed cancer diagnosis
  • Surgical negligence
  • Care home claims
  • Pharmaceutical errors
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Fatal claims
  • NHS Redress Claims
  • GP negligence

Nick also assists more senior colleagues in the department with complex cases such as cerebral palsy claims.

Nick is very approachable and understands each client’s experience of medical mistreatment is different and requires a unique approach specific to those circumstances.


  • Cardiff University – LLB Law 2006-2009
  • Cardiff University – Legal Practice Course 2009-2010

Career History

Nick joined David Prosser Solicitors in Bridgend as a conveyancing paralegal following completing the LPC in 2010. Nick joined JCP Solicitors, Swansea, as a paralegal in 2012 before obtaining a training contract at the firm in 2013 which he completed in March 2015. Nick then joined Slater and Gordon Lawyers, Cardiff, as a newly qualified clinical negligence solicitor in April 2015 before joining Hugh James in January 2018.


The highlight of Nick’s career to date is winning a case at Trial in what was a hard fought and complicated case involving injuries caused following a caesarean section.

Nick gained invaluable experience from this, having sole conduct of the claim from inception as a newly qualified solicitor, through to conclusion at Trial.


  • APIL