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Damon Parker

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Damon leads the firm's Litigation department. He has established the firm's innovative approach to litigation case management and litigation funding and is a recognized market leader.  He was listed in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 in 2016 and is recommended in Chambers & Partners as one of the leading practitioners in his field which notes that he "is very balanced. He takes everything in his stride and exudes confidence, which is good for the client.

He represents a diverse range of private and corporate clients reflecting the breadth of the firm's litigation practice.  Damon has extensive experience representing claimants in large group actions in financial services litigation with a particular focus on shareholder disputes and investment loss claims.  Alongside this, Damon also maintains a thriving contentious trust, probate and tax practice.

Damon is head of the legal team acting for a large number of institutional and retail investors in their claim against the directors of Lloyds Bank and Lloyds Banking Group for breaches of fiduciary duty in relation to Lloyds TSB's acquisition of HBOS in 2009.   

He is a regular speaker on securities litigation and corporate governance and has made multiple presentations to institutional investors including speaking at the Institutional Shareholder Services Annual Conference in Miami and the ISS Securities Class Action Service conference in New York during 2015. Damon has also appeared on CNBC in connection with the Lloyds-HBOS litigation.


Damon is one of Harcus Sinclair's founding partners and the head of its litigation department.


Member of ACTAPS. Board member of AMAR, a charity that works in the Middle East with impoverished and disadvantaged people. Holds an active role in the Elliot Foundation, a charitable multi-academy trust.

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Contentious trusts and probate

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Damon Parker - Harcus Sinclair LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Harcus Sinclair LLP ’s team of five partners and six lawyers is led by Damon Parker and the ‘fantasticAlison Meek . Other key figures include Jon Beresford and the ‘extremely impressive’ Lucy Gibson, who is ‘experienced, knowledgeable and can juggle the complexities of various legal systems masterfully’Henry Hickman has particular experience advising trustees in the context of divorce proceedings and for beneficiaries in their interests under trusts when there is a dispute. Parker continues to act for the estate of the late Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, which recently involved copyright issues arising from an attempt by a new biographer of the late Poet Laureate to publish previously unpublished literary material where copyright is owned by the executors of the estate. Other key clients include Bedell Cristin Jersey and the Iraq Britain Business Council.

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