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Jonathan Butters is an experienced personal injury and clinical negligence practitioner. He also practices in professional negligence and regulatory professional discipline, and in the field of financial mis-selling and consumer credit litigation

Personal injury: Jonathan is instructed in all areas of personal injury work, including occupier’s and employer’s liability matters, claims against local authorities and road traffic accident disputes. He undertakes work at both fast-track and multi-track level and is instructed by both claimants and defendants. He regularly appears in court at interlocutory hearings and at trial. He advises on quantum and liability and drafts pleadings and schedules of loss. Jonathan also appears regularly at coroner’s inquests.

Consumer credit: Jonathan’s personal injury practice is complemented by his advisory and advocacy work in the field of consumer credit litigation with particular focus on claims relating to the mis-sale of payment protection insurance policies and the enforceability of consumer credit agreements.

For more information on Jonathan’s practice and latest case highlights, please visit his full Devereux profile


Called 2003. Joint author with Robert Weir QC of the chapter on the liability of public authorities for Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service.




St Peter’s College Oxford (BA Hons); Inns of Court School of Law.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Jonathan ButtersDevereuxJonathan is an exceptionally bright individual whose ability to deal with complex factual evidence and difficult areas of law is truly impressive.’

The ‘top quality barristers’ at Devereux make it ‘an excellent set to work with‘ – experienced acting for both claimants and defendants across the spectrum of catastrophic injury work. Robert Weir KC is involved in a number of market-leading claims, including Rabot and Briggs v Hassam, in which he acts for APIL and MASS – a test case concerning the whiplash regime legislation, and how to determine the method of valuing mixed injury claims which include an award for whiplash injuries under the Civil Liability Act 2018 tariff scheme. Alongside this injury work, he has notable expertise regarding mesothelioma claims – an area in which Jonathan Butters also specialises. Stephen Killalea KC has particular strength in complex road traffic accident claims; Peter Edwards is experienced in psychiatric injury claims arising out of bullying and harassment in the workplace.


London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Jonathan Butters  – Devereux