John Waiting

Call 2010

“John gives well-considered, thorough advice and considers strategic issues when advising. He is a measured and confident advocate.”

The Legal 500 2022
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Practice Overview

John has a broad practice, encompassing all aspects of commercial, property and insolvency law. He accepts instructions in a variety of areas of law including:


  • Contractual disputes of all kinds
  • Banking, finance and asset recovery
  • Professional negligence
  • Sale of goods
  • Construction
  • Partnership Disputes


  • Possession Actions by Mortgagees, LPA Receivers and Landlords
  • Disrepair Actions by Tenants
  • Leasehold Enfranchisement
  • Actions for Service Charges and Administration Charges
  • Actions for unlawful eviction
  • Complaints against Bailiffs
  • Liability Orders for Business Rates and Council Tax
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business Tenancy Disputes
  • Disputes under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996


  • Personal Bankruptcy including Bankruptcy Petitions and Applications to Set- Aside
  • Statutory Demands
  • Public Examination of Bankrupts
  • Corporate Insolvency including Winding-up Petitions and Applications to Set- Aside
  • Orders for Sale by the Trustee in Bankruptcy
  • Administration Applications and Applications for extension of an Administrator’s term of office
  • Applications for directions to office holders from the court

He also has experience of wills and probate, including contentious probate claims.

In 2018 John was appointed to join the Regional C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown.