Sheri Carolan – Principal Lawyer

Sheri is a Principal Lawyer with over 12 years of experience, primarily in medical and professional negligence matters and workers compensation claims. Sheri was admitted to the NSW Supreme Court in 2009 and has been an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law (Plaintiff Medical Negligence) since 2016.

In 2017 Sheri was acknowledged for her dedication and skill after receiving the coveted state-wide award for the 2017 NSW Young Buisness Executive at the NSW Buisness Chamber Awards.

Sheri was an Associate at Slater & Gordon Lawyers until May 2018 and a Principal Lawyer at Gordon Legal until September 2020.

She joined Kate Williams Medical Law Partnership in October 2020 and was proud to be a part of the team who, within 18 months of commencing practice together, was appointed as a Doyle’s Recommended NSW Plaintiff Medical Negligence Firm.

Sheri is a passionate advocate and has a caring and straight forward approach to dealing with clients. She hails from country NSW and has a particular interest in rural health.

Areas of Practice:

Medical Negligence, including

  • Emergency Department & GP Mis-diagnosis & Non-diagnosis Claims
  • Non detection of Cancer Claims
  • Surgical Complications and Retained Product Claims
  • Plastic Surgery Claims
  • Neurosurgery Claims
  • Gynecological Claims
  • Birth Trauma and Obstetric Claims
  • Psychiatric Claims
  • Dental Negligence Claims

Professional Admissions & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Laws (2009)
  • Diploma of Legal Practice (2009)
  • Admitted NSW Supreme Court (2009)
  • High Court of Australia (2010)
  • Accredited Specialist Personal Injury – Plaintiff Medical Negligence (2016)
  • Member NSW Law Society