Stephen Whitaker, MA, BCL, (Oxon), Barrister

His publications include joint editor in the current re-editing of Mithani: Directors' Disqualification and a number of other books, including the title "Corporate Insolvency" in the Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents (2004).
In practice from 1971-1995 with John Knox QC and others at 11 New Square Lincoln's Inn - a traditional chancery set - where he still retains a door tenancy. First chancery lawyer to join No5 Chambers (as an associate tenant in 1982) full-time 1996 to date.

Practice areas


  • Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Chancery Bar Association


  • Manchester Grammar School, Worcester College Oxford (Andrew Dixon Scholar); MA in Jurisprudence, BCL

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