Mark Whiting > Capsticks LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Capsticks LLP
SW19 4DR

Work Department

Dispute resolution.


Mark heads Capsticks professional regulatory sector team. Since qualifying in 2001, he has acted for a number of national regulatory bodies as well as acting for NHS bodies in their roles as local regulators.

As Head of Sector Mark has overall responsibility for, and strategic overview of our work for all our regulatory clients. He has hands-on experience of conducting sensitive and complex fitness to practise cases, and he oversees statutory appeals and judicial reviews. Mark also provides advice to regulatory clients on a broad range of issues including the implementation of new policy and guidance, discrete areas of complex law and practice, statutory interpretation and ways to improve processes.

Mark has led on the development and implementation of a bespoke case management system for our work for regulators. This enables us to deliver state of the art management information to monitor the progress of cases and has ensured that cases are prepared to meet and exceed contractual key performance indicators.


Trained Capsticks; qualified 2001; partner 2009 to date.


Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.


University College London (1995 BA Joint Honours, English and History of Art).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Professional discipline

(Hall of Fame)

Mark Whiting Capsticks LLP

Capsticks LLP‘s ‘market-leading regulatory team‘ routinely provides legal advice to statutory regulators. Mark Whiting acts in fitness to practise cases, James Penry-Davey is regulatory division head, Nimi Bruce routinely handles sexual misconduct cases, and Mark Rogers ‘handles SRA work and is extremely quick.’ Also highly regarded are Kate Steele, who acts in professional disciplinary cases; Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) specialists Ian Brook (a recently promoted partner) and legal directors John Tippett-Cooper and Rory Mulchrone; and principal associate Louisa Atkin, who acts for the TRA and Social Work England. In April 2022, Anna Holdsworth and Jenny Wood, who both represent the General Dental Council (GDC) and Nursing and Midwifery Council, along with Keziah Pearson, who assists Social Work England and the General Optical Council (GOC), were made partners. During 2021, the practice hired healthcare, veterinary and equine expert Nicole Curtis, and consultant Katrina Wingfield, who advises healthcare regulators, from Bates Wells.