Henry Morton Jack > 2 Temple Gardens > London, England > Lawyer Profile

2 Temple Gardens
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9AY
England
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Work Department

Position

Henry’s experience encompasses sale and supply of goods and services, credit hire litigation, a landmark ruling on assessment of damages for a ruined holiday, insurance claims, claimant and defendant personal injury and sports related work, as well as applications involving all aspects of civil procedure. He worked extensively on Milner v Carnival PLC [2010] EWCA Civ 389 CA, a landmark Court of Appeal decision on assessment of damages. He has experience of insurance claims concerning policy interpretation, avoidance of cover for nondisclosure, misrepresentation and breach of notification clauses. Henry has experience of both claimant and defendant personal injury work. He has experience of claims involving the Motor Insurers’ Bureau and credit hire issues, as well as claims arising from road traffic accidents and package tour holidays. He is also interested in sports injuries. Cases include: a successful appeal against a Rugby Football Club which refused to disclose the name of one of its players, thereby preventing the claimant from bringing a personal injury action against the tortfeasor – the appeal involved detailed consideration of the Norwich Pharmacal jurisdiction and its application in a sports law context; a negligent football tackle by an amateur player, including advising on a successful strike out application pursuant to a Gravil v Carroll argument on vicarious liability; an injury to a spectator at a professional football match which included allegations of aggressive crowd management and victimisation by both the football ground’s security staff and the local police; an injury to a child in a sports/recreational centre arising from the installation of allegedly dangerous play equipment; An injury to a tennis player sustained in Menorca, which involved consideration of local standards and liability under foreign law for sports-related injuries.

Career

Called to Bar 2009; Lincoln’s Inn.

Education

New College, Oxford (2000 MA Hons English).

Leisure

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Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Henry Morton Jack   – 2 Temple Gardens ‘Henry’s strengths are his intellect and his ability to grasp quickly and focus on the key points in the case. His advocacy style is attractive, clear and compelling. He has wide knowledge and experience of travel law issues, including thorny jurisdiction points.’

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Henry Morton Jack2 Temple Gardens ‘Henry is amongst the best for defending insurance fraud cases; fantastically persuasive in court – he can rip a claimant’s case to pieces in minutes.’