Georgia Whiting (Door Tenant)

Georgia Whiting
Georgia Whiting (Door Tenant)

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Georgia Whiting is a forward thinking and dynamic barrister with breadth of experience in civil law. Clients have described her as: ‘down to earth, a great communicator and highly professional.’

Georgia has developed a niche yet mixed civil practice encompassing property, commercial, and construction law. Her experience in each allows her to advise clients in respect of many commercial issues which may arise in the course of any given dispute, providing true added value. She also has a keen interest in alternative dispute resolution, understanding the importance of such decisions from a commercial perspective.


Georgia accepts instructions in a wide range of property matters and her experience in construction law allows her to deal with linked issues relating to property rights arising in the course of planning and construction. In addition, she also represents both landlords and tenants in housing matters, often involving issues of disrepair.

Recent instructions have included

  • Representing both landlords and tenants in various matters before the First-tier Tribunal (Property) Chamber.
  • Obtaining an interim injunction for the removal of an unauthorised building on Council property.
  • Advising in numerous leasehold enfranchisement matters.
  • Drafting and advising in respect of claims pursuant to the Party Wall Act 1996, nuisance and trespass.
  • Representing a large property developer in relation to the eviction of trespassers.
  • Representing a pharmaceutical company in proceedings pursuant to the LTA 1954. 
  • Dealing with numerous cases involving boundary disputes and rights of way claims.


Georgia also writes for the LexisNexis Property Q & A Panel.


Georgia frequently advises and acts in relation to issues arising out of construction and refurbishment. Additionally, she deals with related property matters, for example, claims in trespass, nuisance, and party wall act claims. She is also interested in all aspects of alternative dispute resolution and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators as well as a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Recent instructions have included

  • Representing a large developer in an adjudication pursuant to the Scheme for Construction Contracts (England and Wales) Regulations 1998.
  • Advising and drafting pleadings in an arbitration.
  • Representing numerous clients in mediations arising from construction disputes.
  • Obtaining a final charging order in the TCC in respect of a multi-million-pound construction dispute.
  • Appearing in the High Court on behalf of a building company in a dispute relating to a statutory demand served pursuant to a personal guarantee.

Georgia also writes for the Lexis Nexis Construction Q & A Panel and Case Analysis Panel. Additionally, she recently wrote and delivered a course aimed at expert witnesses in the construction industry.


Prior to her career as a barrister, Georgia Whiting worked in a City law firm where she gained experience in a number of areas of commercial law including:

  • Representing SMEs that had been mis-sold complex interest rate hedges.
  • Representing a client in proceedings relating to off-shore tax avoidance.
  • Providing a legal auditing service to an insurance provider, most frequently in relation to the assessment of high-profile commercial litigation.

Georgia accepts instructions in relation to contractual and commercial disputes including insolvency, bankruptcy, partnership disputes, and professional negligence.

Recent instructions include:

  • Representing banks in various claims, including for the return of money mistakenly paid out under a trust.
  • Dealing with numerous contractual disputes ranging from large multi-party contracts to the day-to-day supply of goods and services to consumers.
  • Representing a building company in the High Court regarding a disputed statutory demand served pursuant to a personal guarantee.
  • Representing the defendant in respect of injunctive proceedings relating to intellectual property rights.
  • Representing numerous clients in respect of insolvency and company matters.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Georgia Whiting is a CEDR Accredited Mediator, and Fellow of CIArb. She accepts Instructions as sole or joint mediator in all of her core practice areas.  Against her legal background and industry specific experience, she brings with her enthusiasm, warmth, and creativity.


  • Numerous articles published by LexisNexis can be found at
  • The Limits of Limitation Liability Clauses (co-authored), Construction Law, July 2022
  • Experts on Trial- (co-authored), Construction Law, April 2022. 
  • Constructing an agreement – Mediation in the construction industry (co-authored), Construction Law, November 2021.
  • Cladding, papering over the cracks? (co-authored), Construction Law, July 2021.
  • The perennial problem of pure economic loss (co-authored), Construction Law, December 2019.
  • Fracking case law and its relevance to construction (co-authored), Construction Law, June 2019.
  • Safe as houses: fire safety and the legislative regime (two-part article co-authored), Construction Law, May 2019.


Call: 2011
2015-2017 King’s College London, MSc in Construction and Dispute Resolution- Merit
2010-2011 College of Law, Bloomsbury, BPTC- Very Competent
2017-2010 University of Exeter, LLB Law- 2:1
Professional memberships:
CEDR Accredited Mediator,
CMC Registered Mediator,
Fellow of CIArb,
Society of Construction Law,
King’s College Construction Law Alumni, Property Bar Association,
Bar Pro Bono Unit.
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