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Sheila Costello

Principal Lawyer

Sheila is a Principal Lawyer in Linder Myers’ Occupational Disease department.

Her areas of specialism include:

  • living and fatal mesothelioma claims, with particular experience of cases arising from employment in the emergency services and telecommunications industry
  • other asbestos related disease claims
  • noise induced hearing loss

Recent successes for clients include:

  • a case for a client injured at work who received damages of £825,000
  • a recent settlement on an injury at work claim for £400,000
  • cases involving multiple defendants, especially in industrial disease claims

To sum up her approach to work, Sheila says “I am committed to achieving the best results for my clients, no matter whether the claim is worth over a million pounds or only £1,000.”

Education: Loreto Convent Grammar School, St Bedes College and Jesus College, Oxford.

Sheila is married with two daughters and lives in Stretford, Manchester. She enjoys socialising, organising the social life of her family, cinema, theatre, reading, baking and entertaining. She is also a Governor at St Ann’s RC Primary School.

Kind words and warm applause

"I would highly recommend Sheila Costello to anyone."
2014-02-19T15:31:47+00:00

"I would highly recommend Sheila Costello to anyone."

"I would like to thank you very much for handling my claim, and winning it. You did an excellant job all the way through, explaining it to me in a very professional way and advising me on the best options." V I Sanderson

2015-07-15T09:29:21+00:00

"I would like to thank you very much for handling my claim, and winning it. You did an excellant job all the way through, explaining it to me in a very professional way and advising me on the best options." V I Sanderson

"I cannot speak too highly about the help and support I received from Sheila Costello, she guided me through the legal progress of my claim and I would like to thank her very much." Mr RM
2016-11-01T14:56:35+00:00

"I cannot speak too highly about the help and support I received from Sheila Costello, she guided me through the legal progress of my claim and I would like to thank her very much." Mr RM

"Linder Myers’ team ‘knows how to win cases’. The ‘compassionate and efficient’ Sheila Costello is also well regarded." Legal 500, 2016

2016-09-14T14:13:48+00:00

"Linder Myers’ team ‘knows how to win cases’. The ‘compassionate and efficient’ Sheila Costello is also well regarded." Legal 500, 2016

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