Instructed by Leigh Day, John Whitting QC is lead counsel in a claim against the drug company Novartis. He is representing Mr Hailer, an elderly former priest, who was left disabled and unable to care for himself following his participation in a clinical drug trial run by Novartis which, it is claimed, left him with a catastrophic brain injury.

Please click here to read an article that appeared in the Mail on Sunday on 18 January 2015.

Please click here to see the relevant press release from Leigh Day.