Chris Whiteley > Trethowans LLP > Salisbury, England > Lawyer Profile

Trethowans LLP

Work Department

Personal injury team.


Chris is a Senior Partner in the Accidents & Injuries team at Trethowans.

Chris undertakes work specialising in catastrophic head and spinal injury cases, as well as birth related injuries of maximum severity. He has been accredited by the Law Society as a member of their specialist personal injury and clinical negligence panels.

Chris has also been appointed by the Court of Protection to act as a professional deputy to manage the property and financial affairs of vulnerable adults, and also sits as a Deputy District Judge in London.

Chris was Managing Partner of Trethowans from April 2015 to March 2021.


Trained Trethowans; qualified 1994; partner 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

Trethowans LLP is known for ‘providing London firm quality of service across the south coast’. The firm’s varied workload includes road traffic accidents, workplace accidents and public liability claims. The practice is led by Salisbury-based Clare Carter and Southampton-based John Hall, who has a track record of work on complex asbestos disease claims. Gavin Lane handles catastrophic injury cases involving head injuries, spinal injuries, amputations, multiple fractures and employers’ liability claims. Salisbury-based senior partner Chris Whiteley deals with high-value cases, with a focus on birth injuries.