Kate Oliver

Neurotrauma, Personal Injury

Title: Partner

Tel: 0191 226 4893

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Kate is a Partner specialising in acting for individuals who have sustained life-changing injuries.


  • Kate has over 15 years experience in Claimant Personal Injury 
  • Kate acts for Claimants based across the whole of England and Wales who have sustained complex and serious injuries including brain, amputation and other life changing injuries
  • Kate has had success in many cases where other solicitors either would not take the case on or did not succeed in pursuing claims
  • Kate is absolutely committed to going the extra mile to ensure the best possible rehabilitation and compensation outcome for her clients
  • Kate is an APIL accredited Brain Injury Specialist and Senior Litigator

Clients/professional quotes:

The Legal 500 2023 & 2024 Guides listed Kate as a key individual. the 2023 Guide added “Kate Oliver is a no-nonsense, fierce litigator but she manages to combine it with being empathetic and approachable to clients. She demonstrates a real skill for making the most out of a case, and always gives the impression that she is fighting tooth and nail for her client’s best interests. If I were seriously injured, I’d want Kate in my corner.”

The personal injury team won praise from the Legal 500 2022 being highlighted for being “really hardworking, efficient and first rate. They go the extra mile and nothing is too much trouble. The client comes first.”

Kate was ranked as a ‘notable practitioner’ in the Chambers 2023 & 2024 Guides where it was said “Kate Oliver was always going that extra mile for us.”

The 2024 Guide added “Kate is a pleasure to work with.”

In the Chambers UK 2020 Guide the personal injury team was described as “very approachable, easy to communicate with and supportive.” A source highlighted the team’s “considered and knowledgeable approach to clients with complex and individual needs.

The Chambers UK 2019 Guide described the personal injury team as being “flexible, responsive and modern in their outlook, and approachable, client-focused and always happy to go that extra mile.”

Kate was recently described by counsel as delivering an ‘excellent result rewarding steely resolve’.

“Since Kate has taken over the case, I have been well informed, was kept in the loop which stage are we at of the process and providing recommendations on the likely outcome and the course of actions to take.” Mr Mehmood

“friendly professional service” Mr W, Sunderland

“Communication was excellent…took away any stress from my part” Mrs S, Swindon

“no hesitation in recommending Kate personally to anyone who has a potential personal injury claim…helping people to get justice and be compensated in the way they are rightfully due” Mrs Davis, Gloucester

“you did all the work for me when I had got nowhere on my own” Mrs E, Clevedon

“you were prepared to take the case on where so many in the area refused” Mr B, Middlesbrough

“you improved the impression of your profession by 100%” Mr H, Melton Mowbray

Key Practice Areas

  • NeuroTrauma Injury
  • Serious Injury
  • Accidents at Work
  • Complex Road Traffic Accidents
  • Accidents in Public Places
  • Defective Product Claims
  • Accidents Abroad