Jack Harris

Year of Call: 2012

Inn: Lincoln’s Inn

Jack is extremely bright, knowledgeable and enthusiastic with a strong attention to detail. He has an excellent manner with clients, immediately making them feel reassured, supported and confident that they are in the best of hands. ‘His advocacy skills are first-class and he is always extremely well prepared. He is attentive to solicitors and does an exceptional job throughout.’ “

Chambers UK,  2022
Family: Matrimonial Finance

Jack has a particular interest in and significant experience of financial remedy proceedings, this having been the focus of his pupillage under Nick Miller. Jack is regularly instructed to attend first appointments, financial dispute resolution appointments, and final hearings. He also has recent experience of conducting appeals.

Jack’s cases frequently involve complex business assets, trusts, inherited wealth, pensions, and foreign assets.

He also advises on and represents clients at interlocutory hearings such as: Section 37 applications and maintenance pending suit/legal services payment order applications.

Jack welcomes the opportunity to advise in conference during the early stages of proceedings.

Whilst less common, Jack also has experience of contested divorce proceedings heard in Open Court.

Professional memberships:

  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • The Family Law Bar Association
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • The Western Circuit

Qualifications & awards:

  • LLB Hons (Queen Mary, University of London): First Class
  • BPTC (The City of Law School): Outstanding.

Additional information:

Jack is originally from Devon and moved to London to undertake his legal education and training. After reading law at Queen Mary, University of London Jack joined the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and undertook the BPTC at The City Law School. Jack returned to the West Country to undertake his pupillage at St John’s Chambers in October 2013 under the supervision of Nick Miller, Dianne Martin, and Zoe Saunders. Upon successful completion of his pupillage Jack accepted an offer of Tenancy in October 2014.