Graeme Harrison

Year of Call: 1997

Inn: Inner Temple

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Graeme has been a specialist child law barrister for over 15 years with extensive knowledge and experience in private law children cases. As Graeme’s care practice has developed, his private law practice has also evolved and he now focusses on complex cases involving serious allegations of abuse, international issues, and third parties.

Graeme also represents parents and r16.4 guardians in private law proceedings and applicants and respondents in injunctive proceedings (both FLA 1996 and PHA 1997).

Professional memberships:

  • Family Law Bar Association

Qualifications & awards:

  • BA (Hertford College, Oxford); MA (Queen’s College, Oxford); DPhil (Worcester College, Oxford); GDL (College of Law, London); BVC (ICSL)

Additional information:

Graeme was a pupil and then tenant at College Chambers, Southampton. Before coming to the bar, Graeme studied Egyptology and received various academic awards, including a Major State Studentship from the British Academy.


Away from work, Graeme is an undistinguished epeeist, an unenthusiastic runner, and his efforts in the gym have yet to see him crowned Mr Universe. He enjoys the works of Graham Greene and 1950s and 1960s radio comedy programmes, as a result of which, many of his jokes are older than he is.