“He has this relaxed and calm manner about him that helps clients reflect on the case in a measured way.” “You know what you will get is a practical, common-sense approach from someone who is good with clients.”
Chambers & Partners 2020

Experience

Year of Call: 2010

Education

BA (Hons) (Exeter)
LLB (Hons)
BVC (Outstanding)
Jules Thorn Scholar (Middle Temple)

Profile

Harry is an experienced family lawyer who specialises in financial remedy proceedings and private law children proceedings.

Financial remedy work

Harry advises and represents clients in all aspects of the relationship breakdown between married and unmarried couples. He has expertise in dealing with complex financial remedy claims involving significant assets, company structures, off shore trusts, pensions and the intervention of third parties.

Harry also has experience in financial claims arising under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989, the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, and Child Support Agency Tribunal proceedings and appeals.

Harry is often instructed to advise and represent clients in respect of cohabitee claims, and TALATA proceedings.

Private law children proceedings

Harry represents parents and children in all disputes concerning living and contact arrangements, including applications to remove children permanently from the jurisdiction.

Harry was appointed a member of the Children Arbitration Research Committee Group, which assisted in the establishment of the Family Law Arbitration Children Scheme. He was also led by Alex Verdan QC in the first private law children early neutral evaluation.

Harry also frequently delivers seminars to solicitors, and is a regular contributor to Family Law Week and Family Law.

Professional Memberships

Family Law Bar Association
Middle Temple

Directories

An up-and-coming barrister who has a growing practice in matrimonial finance. He has particular experience in matters concerning financial remedy proceedings, and additional niche expertise in Islamic marriage agreements.

Strengths: “He has this relaxed and calm manner about him that helps clients reflect on the case in a measured way.” “You know what you will get is a practical, common-sense approach from someone who is good with clients.”
Chambers & Partners 2020