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Injury lawyer details for Jonathan Rees

Injury lawyer - Injury lawyer details for Jonathan Rees

Tel: 01788 579579

Accident at work
Accidents & illnesses abroad
Brain injury
Clinical negligence
Public liability
Road accident
Spinal cord injury
Sport injury

Injury lawyer - fellow

About Jonathan Rees

Jon has over 20 years' of experience of personal injury litigation. Jon is a Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), and is a former member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel. Jon began his career in 1996 with Hugh James where he was a partner prior to joining Brethertons in October 2011. His background is in representing claimants in high value personal injury claims and in group actions. Having assisted with the British Coal Respiratory Disease Litigation and other group actions, Jon was the Court appointed lead solicitor in the Akehurst & Others v Thomson Holidays Ltd (‘The Gerona Air Crash Group Litigation’). Jon's main focus now is in helping claimants who have suffered life changing injuries but with a particular focus on spinal cord injuries and irerspective of how those injuries came to be caused. In his time at Brethertons Jon has secured close to £100m in compensation (lump sum equivalent) for seroiusly injured claimants where the injuries have arisen in road traffic collisions, at work, in public places or as a result of clinical negligence. Jon and his team assist spinal cord injured clients all over the country. He is the Brethertons contact for the APIL/FOIL Guide To The Conduct Of Cases Involving Serious Injuries. Jon has lectured widely on various aspects of the law, practice and procedure. He has also written a number of articles for publications such as the New Law Journal, the Personal Injury Law Journal, the International Travel Law Journal and others. Jon has contributed as a speaker on various TV and radio programmes. Email:, telephone 01788 579 579. Specialties: life changning injuries litigation especially spinal cord injury litigation, personal injury litigation - employers' liability, public liability (occupiers liability, product liability, clinical negligence, holiday claims) and transport accidents (accidents on the road and rail, at sea and in the air).

APIL membership: Practitioner member  - What does this mean?

APIL accreditation: Fellow

Other memberships: Spinal Injuries Association (SIA)

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Jonathan Rees
Montague House
2 Clifton Road
CV21 3PX
Tel: 01788 579579
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