Nicki Waugh

Neurotrauma, Personal Injury

Title: Solicitor

Tel: 0191 226 3724

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Nicki is a Solicitor in Sintons’ Neurotrauma Team. She has nearly two decades of experience in personal injury litigation and is dedicated to securing compensation for clients who have sustained life changing brain and spinal injuries.


  • Nicki joined Sintons in January 2020, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of personal injury litigation, having worked for one of the leading national claimant personal injury law firms for over 16 years
  •  She represents clients across England and Wales who have sustained complex and life changing injuries
  •  Nicki works closely with clients and their families with her focus being on securing a comprehensive package of rehabilitation, care and compensation to ensure the best possible future for the injured person
  •  Nicki is dedicated to her clients and is supported in achieving her goals by a team of like-minded and experienced lawyers
  • She is described as both approachable and a straight-talker, providing honest advice in clear terms from the outset

Away from the office, Nicki is a keen runner and member of Elswick Harriers. She regularly participates in 10k and half marathons, including the Great North Run. In recent years she has used these endeavours to raise vast amounts of money for numerous charities, including running in fancy dress! She also enjoys baking with her young son and encouraging his educational and recreational pursuits.

She is a committee member of the Newcastle branch of the charity SANDS and is currently training to be one of their ‘befrienders’ so as to provide support to bereaved parents who have suffered from the death of a baby before or shortly after birth.


Nicki was described by a former client as showing “dogged determination in pursuing my claim against my employer……your willingness to persist with a claim is much appreciated”

Another client, in thanking Nicki for her representation, said “the outcome was better than expected and this can only be attributed to your guidance and instruction. The confidence displayed at all times was greatly appreciated and was always provided in a professional and friendly manner”

Key Practice Areas

  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Complex Personal Injury