Before coming to the Bar Harry worked in the construction industry. He has an academic background in Company Law and Healthcare Law. Harry has a diverse common law practice. He is happy to travel and provides a quick turn around on papers.
Harry completed the 3 year Associated Costs Lawyer qualification in 2018 and willingly undertakes all costs work including detailed assessment, provisional assessment hearings, cost management hearings, he has appeared on an number of appeals dealing with the interpretation of the newer provisions of the fixed costs regimes and QOCS. He is happy to provide written advice on all costs matters.
Harry undertakes all types of commercial and property work including boundary and contract disputes. Having worked in the construction industry for a number of years prior to his entry to the bar, particularly in contracts with the NHS, Local Authority and educational Academies, he has an especial knowledge of construction disputes, and the finer details of JCT and NEC Contracts. He regularly appears in the winding up court.
Harry has established a bespoke financial remedy practice for those clients seeking settlement throughout marital disputes and the divorce process. He is happy to provide advice, advise in conference and advocacy throughout the lifetime of the claim and to final hearings.
His civil practice, particularly in the area of enforcement, compliments his practice in cohabitee disputes and TLATA claims. He has a breadth of experience in both high value cases and those involving limited means.
His common law practice involves the full range of P.I. work and he is happy to attend courts across the Country. He provides concise and relevant advice and ensures papers are returned in good time.
Harry has a distinct interest in industrial disease claims including mesothelioma, asbestos related diseases and noise induced hearing loss.
He has extensive knowledge when acting on behalf of social housing authorities, particularly in housing disrepair cases and when seeking injunctions against tenants. He has extensive experience in seeking Anti Social Behaviour Injunctions and difficult tenants.
Harry still regularly defends in the Crown Court especially concerning drug related and violent offences. He also undertakes advice for judicial review and case stated matters.
Margaret Eileen Meadows v La Tasca Restaurants Ltd  Manchester Civil Justice Centre 16/6/2106 Unreported, before HHJ Hodge – An appeal on a finding of fundamental dishonesty and what properly constitutes the same.