John Knight

John Knight is the Senior Director at Ringrose Law. John is also Head of the Personal Injury and Medical Negligence departments at Ringrose Law. For over 25 years he has specialised solely in Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Law.

Historically, John has worked for two national firms of Medical Negligence & Personal Injury Solicitors in both Leeds and Manchester. John’s Medical Negligence work covers a huge range of problems suffered by clients. Specifically, in relation to GP, Dental, Hospital and private medical care. John has dealt with and is currently dealing with matters that range from baby brain damage and surgery resulting in death, to failures to diagnose conditions or fractures.

I would just like to thank you all for the work you did in order to successfully bring my case to conclusion, indeed for taking it on when several other companies would not. I will be forever grateful.

Personal Injury Client, Lincoln

John’s Personal Injury work concentrates mainly on serious and complex claims arising out of matters such as major road traffic accidents; accidents at work and accidents resulting in death. John also has a special interest in brain injury cases.

Further, John specialises in representing families at inquests which can be a very difficult time following the loss of a loved one.

As well as the above, John also helps people suffering serious injuries from assaults or crimes via claims to the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority.

In addition to his specialist legal areas, John is also the firms Senior Director and a member of the firm’s Management Board. John loves the constant challenge of helping build Lincolnshire’s best legal firm.

In 2017 John joined the Board of Trustees for Headway Lincolnshire and takes an active role with the charity. As John’s youngest son suffered a traumatic brain injury as a child, he fully understands the needs of a brain injured person and their family.


John obtained his Law Degree and completed his Law Society Finals course during 4 years at Northumbria University at Newcastle. John also regularly attends, writes, and presents legal seminars on Personal Injury and Medical Negligence.


Outside of work, John loves to spend time with his family and when he is not with his wife & three children and dog, John loves to go mountain biking, road cycling, skiing, golfing or just generally try’s to enjoy himself! He is also an avid cricket fan and follower of Huddersfield Town.

Senior Director & Solicitor
t. 01522 561020

Areas of Law

Personal Injury

  • Accident at work
  • Accident in a public place
  • Beauty Treatment Claims
  • Child Accident Claims
  • CICA Claim
  • Cycling claim
  • Dog Attack
  • Farming & Agricultural
  • Head & Brain Injury Claims
  • Military Accident Claim
  • Motorbike Accident claim
  • Road traffic Accident
  • Sports Injury Claim

Medical Negligence

  • Birth & Pregnancy Claims
  • Cosmetic Surgery Claim
  • Dental Negligence Claim
  • Drug & Prescription Claim
  • Eye Claim
  • Failure to Diagnose and Misdiagnosis
  • Fatal Claim
  • Fracture & Orthopaedic Claim
  • GP Complaints
  • Joint Replacement
  • Military Medical Claim

Accreditations & Memberships

  • Board of Trustees at Headway Lincolnshire
  • Member of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
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