Meet our team / Chris Whittington

Chris Whittington

Head of education

Head of the education team

My role

I work with a wide variety of education clients including Diocesan Boards of Education, multi-academy trusts, academy sponsors and schools. In addition to providing legal advice, I regularly advise my clients on strategic development, collaborative working and sustainability.

My experience

My wider experience includes advising local authorities, NHS trusts, charities and blue-chip, international companies. I’ve also held the position of head of legal services and monitoring officer in local government and have a detailed understanding of governance arrangements and decision making processes.

My specialisms

  • Education
  • Public law
  • Strategic development
  • Collaborative working
  • Sustainability


My latest articles

Awareness, Humility and Transformative Leadership
Awareness, Humility and Transformative Leadership

Chris Whittington will be speaking at Norwich cathedral on 'Leading from the Centre – Awareness, Humility and Transformative Leadership’ at the diocese’ annual Headteachers' Conference.