John Ross QC

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Year Of Call: 1971

Silk: 2001

John Ross specialises in professional negligence and insurance related claims, contract and commercial, public and regulatory law and personal injury claims. He also has considerable experience in commercial arbitration, Technology Court and construction adjudication hearings. He appears and advises in jurisdictions overseas. He has long been acknowledged as a leading practitioner at the professional negligence bar by the major legal directories; he is also listed in the current editions of both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 as a leading silk in the fields of personal injury, professional discipline and regulatory law, consumer and travel law.

Comments from the Chambers and Partners Bar Guide 2018 and The Legal 500 2017 include:

“A formidable intellect, who is always calmness personified under pressure.

"He has no weaknesses."

“He has a formidable intellect.”

"A very pleasant guy who puts clients at ease. He is very good on strategy."

"Surperb in respect of his client management, his attention to detail and the way he cuts through all of the complexity."

“First rate”

"He is a very strategic thinker and he knows the personal injury remit, he is second to none in dealing with major cases."

"His impressive intellect and attention to detail, seemingly endless capacity for hard work, brilliant advocacy, impeccable negotiation skills and excellent rapport with clients make him a go-to QC of choice."





Latest Cases Read more

KXL & Others -v- Murphy & Anor [2016] EWHC 3102 (QB)

The High Court, on 2 December 2016, handed down an important judgment...

Legg & Ors v. Aviva [2016] EWCA Civ 97

On 23 February 2016 the Court of Appeal handed down a judgment in the case...

Latest Publications Read more

  • 'Barrister’s Liability after Moy v. Pettman Smith' Talk delivered to PNBA (22-Oct-05)
  • 'Recent Developments in Barrister’s Negligence' Talk delivered to PNBA (14-May-03)

Practice Areas


  • Chair of the Professional Negligence Bar Association (2012-13); Vice Chair (2010-11)
  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association (past Committee member)
  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • TechBar