Byrom Street Chambers

Peter Burns QC

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Practice Areas

Peter specialises in complex catastrophic injury and large loss claims, with particular expertise in brain injury, spinal injury and amputation cases. He has extensive experience of claims involving complex issues of causation, including intervening clinical negligence. He is regularly instructed in high value fatal accident cases, particularly those involving care as a services dependency. Occupiers' liability is an area of special interest.

Peter acts both for defendants and claimants.


Called 1993. Queen's Counsel 2019. Postmaster at Merton College, Oxford.

Professional Memberships

Personal Injury Bar Association.