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1 CROWN OFFICE ROW

The Chambers of Richard Booth QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7797 7500
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Fax 020 7797 7550
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1020 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Brighton, London

John Whitting QC

Tel:
Work 020 7797 7500
Email:
1 CROWN OFFICE ROW (The Chambers of Richard Booth QC)

Position

Experienced specialist in clinical and general professional negligence. In the clinical sphere, he has represented claimants and defendant Trusts and defence organisations in an extremely wide range of complex and high value claims; his experience also extends into regulatory, including GMC and RCVS, work as well as product liability in the health context. In the construction sector, John represents a variety of professionals, but with particular expertise in engineering. He also has considerable experience in solicitors’ negligence. He is a member of and lectures widely on a variety of areas of professional negligence. Significant cases include: Croft v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust [2012] EWHC 1470 (QB); Thomas v Curley [2011] EWHC 2103 (QB); Naraji v Dr. Shelboure and others [2011] EWHC 3298 (QB); D Morgan plc v Mace & Jones (a firm) and another [2010] EWHC 3375 (TCC); McGlinn v Waltham Contractors and others [2007] EWHC 149 (TCC); Lilywhite v UCL Hospitals NHS Trust [2005] EWCA Civ 1466; Kingsberry v Greater Manchester Strategic Health Authority [2005] EWHC 2253; Morris v Blackpool Victoria Hospital NHS Trust [2004] EWCA Civ 1294; Griggs v Transco plc [2003] EWCA Civ 564; Jeffrey v Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust [2003] All ER (D) 235; Carillion Construction Ltd v Farebrother & Partners (a firm) and others [2002] EWHC 216 (TCC); James Longley & Co v Forect Giles Ltd [2001] EWCA Civ 1242; Department of National Heritage v SVM [1998] 60 Construction Law Review. John is also a door tenant at GUILDHALL CHAMBERS (CHAMBERS OF PETER BLAIR QC) Bristol 0117 930 9000.

Career

Called 1991; Middle Temple. Appointed Welsh Government Panel of Queen’s Counsel 2012.

Languages

French, Spanish.

Member

Norwich Union professional indemnity panel, PNBA and TECBAR Association and Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Education

King Edward VI School, Stratford upon Avon; Oriel College, Oxford (BA Hons 2(1)); King’s College, London (LLM Commercial Law).


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

John Whitting QC - 1 Crown Office RowA calm, skilled advocate, team player, and very well respected leader.

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