John is a Consultant and former Senior Partner of the firm whose practice is all aspects of criminal law including matters at the police station, Magistrates Court and Crown Court.

John is regularly instructed to defend allegations of fraud, serious crime and sexual offences and will leave no stone unturned in working with all his clients so they are fully prepared and understand the criminal process. John also holds an in depth knowledge of motoring law matters.

Over the years of practice, John has forged working links with the some of the Country’s top QCs and barristers and is able to provide access as required.

Background Information

John joined the firm of Whittle & Whittaker in 1977 and was admitted as a Solicitor after completing his Articles in 1979. John held Partnership with the firm from 1982 to 2015.

Client Feedback

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr J Rusius and his wonderful team from the bottom of my heart yet again.. no amount of words can express my gratitude, please pass this onto Mr Rusius…

It’s been a very difficult few years for me and my family, to the point of me nearly giving up and ending my life but thankfully, Mr Rusius believed in me and the Authorities saw the truth…” – December 2021

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