Lee Evans

He is an excellent senior junior who is sharp, personable and well respected

Chambers and Partners 2016

Lee Evans has a busy personal injury practice, with particular emphasis on serious brain injury, spinal injury and amputation cases.

His work includes cases that have arisen from serious industrial accidents, road traffic accidents and industrial diseases. He has a particular interest in the interpretation of workplace regulations.

Lee regularly appears in the High Court and is instructed by the catastrophic injury teams of leading insurers, including Royal Bank of Scotland, NIG, NFU Mutual, Zurich, Churchill and Direct Line.

He is a contributor to a number of the leading personal injury textbooks, including Kemp & Kemp and the Personal Injury Handbook. He has co-written editions of Munkman on Employers’ Liability and he is a member of the Health and Safety Executive’s panel of counsel.

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If you would like to instruct Lee Evans 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

  • Qualified Advocacy Teacher (Grade A)
  • The Council of the Inns of Court Disciplinary Tribunal
  • General Council of the Bar’s Summary Procedure Disciplinary Tribunal
  • General Council of the Bar’s International Relations Committee for Southern Africa
  • Disability Rights Commission’s Panel of Counsel
  • Preferred Counsel for the Health & Safety Executive
  • Founder of the ‘South African Legal Education Foundation a Charity based in the United   Kingdom that funds disadvantaged law students through South African universities  (including The University of the Western Cape)
  • Trustee of the Canon Collins Educational Trust for Southern Africa, an independent charity that raises money for education projects in southern Africa

Education & Qualifications

  • Prince of Wales Scholar, Gray’s Inn
  • MA, Law, Emmanuel College, Cambridge University (W. T. Hunter Exhibitioner, 1992 – 1995)
  • Dene House Comprehensive School, County Durham

Directory Quotes

Lee Evans is listed as a leading personal injury junior in both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.

“A leading senior junior who has an incredibly impressive caseload of numerous, multimillion-pound, maximum severity catastrophic injury cases. He is a natural choice for the leading road traffic insurers and industry players. Clients commend his accomplished grasp of both complex liability and quantum disputes.

Has a great, down-to-earth manner which means he gets along well with both witnesses and insurers.” “His attention to detail is really second to none and he’s not scared of getting his hands dirty.” “I think he’s fantastic, he’s an all-court player and he’s really going places.”
Chambers UK 2017

“Regularly instructed in High Court cases concerning claimants who have suffered severe orthopaedic and spinal injuries. He is also noted for his expertise in occupational disease claims. He is particularly well regarded by insurers.

“He is very courteous and very charming in the way he gets his point across.” “He is an excellent senior junior who is sharp, personable and well respected”.
Chambers UK 2016

‘Very technical and approachable.’
Legal 500

Chambers & Partners 2017 Leading Barrister  Legal 500 2016 Leading Individual

Personal Interests

In any free time Lee enjoys walking and fishing in Scotland. He also enjoys travelling around (and issues relating to) Southern Africa.