Neil Whittle

Call

2018

Called to bar of Queensland: 2002

Practice

Civil Law and Family law

Memberships

Middle Temple

Education

LLB (Hons) – Bond University (Queensland, Australia); Bar Transfer Test (BPP University, London)

Neil joined Kings Bench Chambers as a tenant in August 2019

Neil was called to the Bar of Queensland, Australia in 2002 and in 2018 he was called to the Bar of England and Wales after completing the Bar Transfer Test.

Neil accepts instructions in the following core practice areas:

Civil

Neil accepts instructions in Credit Hire disputes at all levels (small claims, fast track & multi track) and general civil matters to include all aspects of Personal Injury claims. 

Family

Neil accepts instructions in emergency situations involving non-molestation orders and occupation orders.  Both public and Private Law-Care proceedings, Ancillary relief.

Public Access

Neil accepts instructions under the Direct / Public Access Scheme.

Neil is a registered public access barrister who can assist with advice, drafting and representation. Cost effective, early advice, quick resolution. If your case is not suitable for public access, Neil can help you find a suitable solicitor who can assist.

Pre-Law Career

Before undertaking his law degree, Neil had a successful career in Australia as a Paramedic and in 2017 worked as a support medic in Eastern Ukraine for the OSCE (Organisation for Security and Co-Operation in Europe) - Special Monitoring Mission.  His medical background is especially useful in cases involving personal injuries, mechanism of injury (MOI), forensic or scientific issues.

Personal Interests

Snow Skiing, Standup paddle board surfing, Gym, Jogging and learning to play the piano and violin.

Terms of business

Mr. Whittles’s terms of business are the Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Legal Services by Barristers to Authorised Persons 2012 or such other terms as have been agreed. A copy of the standard terms can be downloaded using the following link.


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