Jack Harris > 2 Temple Gardens > London, England > Lawyer Profile

2 Temple Gardens
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9AY
England
Jack Harris photo

Work Department

Personal Injury
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Sport
Insurance & Reinsurance

Position

Jack is an experienced advocate with a practice that covers a broad range of common law and commercial disputes. He has particular expertise in bringing and defending high value and complex personal injury claims and property damage claims arising from subsidence, fire and flooding.  

Career

Called 2006, Lincoln’s Inn, Wolfson scholarship. 2 Temple Gardens from pupillage in 2006 to date. Previously a management consultant, where he worked with retail and public sector clients.  

Memberships

LawInSport, British Association for Sport and Law, PIBA

Education

Downing College, Cambridge (MA Classics Hons); City University, London (GDL); Inns of Court School of Law (BVC)  

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Jack Harris 2 Temple Gardens ‘A conscientious and well prepared barrister who has an eye for detail in complex personal injury matters. Jack has an excellent manner with clients and adopts a pragmatic approach to risk assessment and negotiation.’      

The set at 2 Temple Gardens has a strong reputation for its ‘enormous experience’ in the field of personal injury. Notably, Lucy Wyles KC and the ‘extremely knowledgeable’ Rehana Azib KC are both newly appointed silks at the chambers. In addition, Benjamin Browne KC is continuing to act on high-value, complex catastrophic injury matters, namely acting for the defendant care home in the cross-border quantum dispute case of Sullivan v The Care Agency in the Supreme Court of Gibraltar. Marie Louise Kinsler KC is leading for the defence in the case of Peacock v Del Seatek and Hyundai Heavy Industries, involving a diving accident off the coast of India and resultant complex issues of jurisdiction for the claimant. Further, ‘outstanding junior’ Niazi Fetto is developing an impressive reputation for his mesothelioma work, and has also led juniors on international maximum severity matters. Also at the junior end, Helen Bell and the ‘well-regarded’ Jack Harris are up-and-coming in this practice area.

London Bar > Product liability

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Jack Harris  – 2 Temple Gardens ‘Great technical knowledge over a comprehensive range of liability disciplines. Excellent with insurer and lay clients. Dedicated and approachable.’

2 Temple Gardens has broad roster capable of representing both claimant and defendant. Members of the chambers have experience across all aspects of product with a particular expertise in handling mass tort claims, generally in relation to medical equipment and pharmaceuticals. Charles Dougherty KC and Isabel Barter successfully acted for Beko in Beko v Wilson, a case stemming from a major residential fire said to be caused by a defective fridge-freezer. Neil Moody KC and Jack Harris successfully defended One Shot Products in Ayannuga v One Shot Products Ltd, a matter relating to an allegedly defective drain cleaner in an incident which left one man dead and another in a permanent vegetative state.