Kishma Bolaji

Principal Associate

Medical Negligence


Kishma is a solicitor in the medical negligence team, based in our Birmingham office.
Kishma Bolaji

She advises on a broad range of claims including orthopaedic injury, obstetric and gynaecological claims, misdiagnoses and delayed diagnoses, surgical errors and fatal claims.

She joined the firm in 2006 and worked as a paralegal before commencing her training contract and qualifying as a solicitor in May 2009. She was promoted to senior associate in September 2013 and to principal associate in May 2019, and is a member of the firm's inaugural Shadow Board.

Kishma was also admitted to practice in her native British Virgin Islands in May 2010.

She is a co-opted member of the Birmingham Law Society Council and co-chair of Birmingham Black Lawyers, a social networking organisation founded by Kishma and three colleagues in 2011.

Kishma is the recipient of Birmingham Law Society's Solicitor of the Year Award 2020-21.

"I would not hesitate in recommending Shoosmiths. Kishma was incredibly responsive and professional throughout the 3 year period. Kishma was also able to communicate technical/legal matters clearly and concisely in a way that I could understand." - Mrs Murphy, past client

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