John Waiting

Call 2010

"John is supportive, responsive and has an in-depth legal knowledge which enables him to be able to assist on all matters. He will not give up even if it is an uphill struggle. He always ensures that he gives 110% and really puts himself out to ensure that he meets the client service and is very user friendly."

The Legal 500 2023
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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.