“He’s impressive for his years. He’s meticulous in his approach, produces incredible paperwork, is super bright and knows how to deal with senior silks. He shines in financial cases where his judgement stands out.”
Chambers & Partners 2017
Year of Call: 2007
University of Oxford (Modern History)
BPP law school (BVC)
Henry’s practice focuses on the financial consequences of divorce and the breakdown of cohabiting relationships, financial disputes relating to children or incapacitated adults, and disputes concerning living or other specific arrangements for children. He is a tenacious advocate with a keen eye for detail and a thorough understanding of business and finance.
Henry is known for his technical understanding of corporate financial structures, and is in demand from clients seeking a barrister with a good understanding of the commercial world. Before being called to the bar, Henry worked for a commercial law firm. He regularly represents clients in cases with international dimensions and has a comprehensive understanding of multi-jurisdictional disputes.
In addition to matrimonial and civil partnership financial cases, Henry advises and represents unmarried couples and parents in relation to financial disputes. He also has considerable experience in more unusual financial matters such as child maintenance appeals, insolvency, varying foreign court orders and costs cases.
Henry also represents parents in cases concerning domestic and international arrangements for their children including relocation cases, and has a reputation for dealing sensitively but robustly with difficult contact cases and those where there are allegations of harm.
Henry has a burgeoning practice in financial matters involving litigation in the Court of Protection.
Away from work Henry is a keen tennis player and footballer.
‘A first-class junior.’
Legal 500, 2017
Up-and-coming family finance junior who handles matters including maintenance orders, Schedule 1 and CSA appeals. He routinely services high net worth clients and is commended for his grasp of complex issues despite his junior level of call.
Strengths: “He’s impressive for his years. He’s meticulous in his approach, produces incredible paperwork, is super bright and knows how to deal with senior silks. He shines in financial cases where his judgement stands out.”
Recent work: Featured in a case in the ECJ concerning the meaning of the word ‘established’ in the Brussels IIA regulation.
Chambers & Partner 2017
‘The king of detail and astonishingly intelligent.’
The Legal 500, 2016