John Whitting QC is an experienced specialist in clinical and general professional negligence. His broad practice encompasses clinical negligence, product liability and inquests. He further is familiar with representing construction professionals with noted expertise in engineering. He also has considerable experience in solicitors’ negligence.

John has been recognised as a leader by the legal directories since 2012.

A really excellent leader.’ (Legal 500 2017)

He’s one of the fiercest and brightest cross-examiners I’ve ever seen. He’s a real destroyer in cross-examination.” “He’s razor sharp.” (Chambers & Partners 2017)

‘‘He doesn’t miss a trick, but at the same time is extremely relaxed and personable.’ (Legal 500 2016)

John Whitting’s cross-examination is the best I’ve ever seen.’ ‘He is an extremely experienced and authoritative clinical negligence advocate.’ (Chambers & Partners 2016)

One of the best trial advocates; determined and a true warrior.’ (Legal 500 2015)

Cool as a cucumber, he’s incredibly calm and never misses a trick…Intellectually superior, he cuts to the quick and doesn’t get sidetracked by irrelevant issues.’ (Chambers & Partners 2015)

‘A silk with a growing reputation, who is considered to be amongst the best at cross-examination in the London market: “I think he’s probably the most devastating cross-examiner I’ve ever seen in court – it’s like a courtroom television programme! He’s a very, very bright guy.” “A real fighter with high standards, he’s a truly gifted trial advocate who gets the right result for his clients’ (Chambers & Partners 2014)

Praised for the value he brings to maximum severity claims’ and described as ‘delightful to deal with, very good with clients’ with an ‘uncommon ability to produce first-rate advice with seeming effortlessness and to great effect.’ (Chambers & Partners 2013)

A real fighter’ with ‘exceptional advocacy skills.’ (Chambers & Partners 2012)

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