Alan Jeffreys

He is a silk of choice for large-loss catastrophic motor claims. He is highly knowledgeable and has a great attention to detail.

Chambers and Partners 2016

Alan Jeffreys QC

  • Called in 1970
  • Silk in 1996

Alan Jeffreys QC is a specialist in all aspects of personal injury litigation.

Alan is currently ranked in the top tier of PI silks in the Legal 500 and in Band 1 of PI silks in Chambers & Partners Guide. He has been recommended for personal injury work in each directory every year since they were first published.

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Personal Injury

Alan Jeffreys QC is a specialist in all aspects of personal injury litigation, and has an interest in professional negligence, product liability, and health & safety. His practice involves a large proportion of catastrophic injury cases with a concentration upon brain damage. Complex causation (both clinical and factual), accident reconstruction and mechanical defect cases are all areas of continuing particular interest.

If you would like to instruct Alan Jeffreys QC or would like help or advice in doing so, please call and talk to our excellent clerking team, led by senior clerk Alan Kilbey MBE. Our phone number is +44 (0)20 7583 9241. Alternatively, please email us at chambers@farrarsbuilding.co.uk

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Appointments & Memberships


  • Recorder of the Crown Court, South Eastern Circuit (1989 – 2004)
  • Legal Aid Board Appeals Panel (1991 – 1999)
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • Occasional arbitrator for the MIB

Education & Qualifications


  • LLB (Hons), King’s College, London

Directory Quotes


Alan Jeffreys QC is listed as a leading silk for personal injury in both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.

Distinguished catastrophic injury silk with a practice that encompasses maximum severity and large-loss brain and spine injuries. He routinely acts on behalf of insurers, public authorities and private defendants. His expertise in complex liability disputes is especially noteworthy.

Strengths: “He’s among the top silks for major catastrophic injury work.” “Quiet, cerebral, and when he talks you listen. He’s got a very powerful way of putting his view across without antagonising people.”
Chambers UK 2017

A leading silk who is regarded for his expertise on catastrophic brain and spinal injuries. He acts predominantly for defendants in RTAs of the utmost severity. He is particularly noted for his expertise in cases requiring accident reconstruction.

Strengths: ‘He is unflappable, terrific with clients and is very good in JSMs.’ ‘He is a silk of choice for large-loss catastrophic motor claims. He is highly knowledgeable and has a great attention to detail.’
Chambers UK 2016

‘Simply the best defendant personal injury silk there is.’
Legal 500 2016

‘Intellectually supreme, and a great lawyer at trial.’
Legal 500 2015

Chambers & Partners 2017 Leading Barrister Legal 500 2016 Leading Individual