Year of call: 2003
areas of practice
- civil law
- criminal law
- employment law
- family law
- housing law
- personal injury and clinical negligence
Henry is a busy practitioner, working in Employment, Family and Crime and has very recently had the honour of being appointed to the Attorney General's Panel of Counsel where he will advise and represent the Government in Courts and Tribunals.
In Employment, he regularly appears in tribunals throughout the north-eastern circuit and beyond, representing employers and employees in equal measure. In the last year he has been instructed in lengthy and complex cases of disability discrimination, sexual harassment, racial harassment, dismissal on the ground of trade union activity and whistle blowing.
Henry also undertakes family work in both private and public law cases. He has recently completed a two-week finding of fact hearing in which he acted for the Respondent Mother.
In Crime, Henry is an experienced Crown Court advocate, having defended in trials for robbery, s.20 assault and possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply. He has appeared in the Court of Appeal on a number of occasions, appealing sentences in respect of s.18 assault, aggravated burglary and fraud by false representation. He has also conducted the judicial review of a decision to extend custody time limits.
- Leeds University, BA (Hons) in English Literature
- London Guildhall University, Common Professional Examination in Law
- Inns of Court School of Law, Bar Vocational Course