Timothy L Willitts

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Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil
  • Clinical Negligence
    • Profile

      Tim Willitts specialises in all aspects of personal injury and clinical negligence litigation. The majority of his practice involves high value claims and complex technical issues, involving detailed consideration of medical and engineering expert evidence. He acts for both Claimants and Defendants and is regularly instructed by insurers in personal injury cases.

      Tim has experience dealing accidents abroad and accidents involving foreign insurers. 

      Tim has been instructed in a wide variety of personal injury cases, including group litigation, cases where fraud is alleged, inquests (including jury and article 2 inquests) and disease work.

      He is well-established clinical negligence practitioner, conducting litigation in relation to all areas of medical and dental practice, including birth trauma, general, orthopaedic & cosmetic surgery, oncology & dental surgery and claims under the Human Rights Act.

      Tim is highly regarded amongst his peers for his methodical attention to detail when dealing with complex and technical cases. He is also has a reputation for his tenacious style of cross examination; skills honed while dealing with trials in the crown court in the early years of his career at the bar.

      Tim has a special interest in sports-related injuries and regularly appears in cases involving professional and amateur footballers.He is a regular contributor to chambers’ seminar programme and has taken part in several mock trials.

      Away from chambers Tim can be found in the stands of the Etihad cheering on Manchester City, skiing or at the gym.

    • Testimonial Quotes


      Thorough on his papers, and does not leave a stone left un-turned. Great with the more challenging clients, with very strong advocacy skills." - Rose Gibson, Partner, Simpson Millar.

    • Membership

      Tim is a member of the following bodies:-Personal Injuries Bar Association
      Professional Negligence Bar Association
      The Northern Circuit Medical Law Association
      Manchester and District Medico-Legal Society

      Tim was appointed Chambers’ Treasurer in 2002.