Oliver Jeffcott

Child Abuse

Oliver is an associate solicitor who has been with the firm since 2009.

He specialises in high value personal injury cases involving severe brain and orthopaedic injury. He recently recovered damages in excess of £800,000 for an injured client. Oliver also represents the survivors of child abuse, and has particular expertise in group actions against individual abusers and institutional defendants including local authorities and the Catholic Church.

Having commuted by bicycle for over ten years, Oliver has a keen interest in helping cyclists who have suffered injury. Oliver is secretary of the transport special interest group for APIL and works with the London Courier’s Emergency Fund (LCEF). Oliver recently made written submissions to Parliament on cycling safety, and he has written numerous articles on law and transport issues for various publications.

Oliver blogs as The Cycling Solicitor.

Media contributions and commentary

“Cycling solicitor” sees off police fixed-penalty claim – then slams Boris

Case dropped against London cyclist who crossed red light for safety

ASA Withdraw Ruling on Cycling Scotland Advertisement

Injured cyclists must use their rights

Guest column Oliver Jeffcott: is strict liability the answer?

Professional memberships

  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (Senior Litigator)
  • Human Rights Lawyers Association
  • Secretary of the transport special interest group for the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • London Cycling Campaign
  • "Hi Oliver, Can I first of all take this opportunity to express my very sincere and deep gratitude to you personally for your first class professionalism, help, advice and management of my case.....I thank you immensely and I thank your colleagues at Bolt, Burdon & Kemp. Best wishes, Michael"

    Michael Cycling Accident Claims

  • "Thanks for all of your help, it has been painless and smooth process for which I thank you for your professionalism and your helpful and patient manner. Furthermore, I have found that you have represented your organisation in an exemplary manner and as a result I would have no qualms about recommending you or other Bolt Burdon Kemp employees to…

    TB

  • "Hi Oliver,  I've been extremely impressed with your work and couldn't be happier with the outcome - thanks for your considered approach and hard work - it's been much appreciated."

    Luke Smith

  • "Hi Oliver, Thanks for everything. Your professionalism and expertise were a real benefit to my case. Thanks again and all the best for the future. Best regards."

    Clive Edun

  • "Thank you for all your hard work on my case over the last few years. I'm thrilled that we were successful. I know you put a huge amount of time and effort in - it's much appreciated."

    Amy Pearson

  • "You are to be commended for your utmost professionalism in handling my case, Oliver...you are incredibly thorough and make no move without all the information at your fingertips."

    Patrice Munro

  • "I would like to say that I am very pleased with the full amount you helped me to achieve. I am very happy and I thank you all for your help and kindness."

    Isabel Fernandez

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