Jonathan Boyle BSc (Hons)

Year of Call:
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury
  • Clinical Negligence
    • Profile

      Jonathan is a specialist personal injury practitioner. 

      He acts for both Claimants and Defendants in the full spectrum of personal injury litigation. His practice focuses on matters involving complex liability and quantum disputes.

      Areas include:

      Employers' liability

      Clinical Negligence

      Road traffic accidentsClinical Negligence

      Sporting injuries
      Loss of chance
      Joint replacement
      Pain syndromes
      Fraudulent claims
      Conscious exaggeration
      Low velocity/speed impacts
      Credit hire

      Other information:

      • Jonathan adopts ethos of approachability with both professional and lay clients
      • He is happy to discuss cases with by telephone, often without formal instructions and without charge
      • He is a member of PIBA
      • He was awarded the Diplock Scholarship by Middle Temple
      • Away from the Bar, he enjoys travel and football

    • Notable Cases

      • Jonathan appeared as Junior Counsel for the Claimant (a young Manchester United footballer) in Collett v Smith [2008] EWHC 1962 (QB)
      • Damages in excess of £4.5M were awarded, thought to be the highest in a sports injury case
      • He was also instructed as Junior in the successful defence of the Defendant's appeal - Collett v Smith [2009] EWCA Civ 583
      • Consequently he is recognised for his interest and expertise in sporting injuries, resulting in instructions from across England and Wales
      • Away from sporting injuries, he acts as Junior Counsel for a Claimant who suffered injuries leading to below knee amputation
      • He was instructed by the largest Defendant insurer in the Linkwise Sofas group litigation