Portrait of Harry Campbell

Harry Campbell

Barrister

Year of Call 2017

Professional Practice

Harry joined Chambers in October 2018.

He specialises in financial remedy proceedings.

Harry will be on secondment as the Judicial Assistant to Mr. Justice Mostyn in the Family Division of the High Court from January 2022 until April 2022.

He is listed in Legal 500 2022 (in the ‘Rising Stars’ category). He is described as “very bright” and “a very confident, brilliant junior”. He is also said to have “a wise head on his shoulders”.

Harry appeared unled in the High Court before Mr. Justice Holman for the wife in T v T (Application for financial relief after an overseas divorce) [2020] EWHC 555 (Fam) (a MFPA 1984 Part III claim following a Russian divorce where the husband had failed to participate or give any disclosure and his client was awarded a lump sum of £2.25m).

He is regularly led in high-value and complex financial remedy cases.

Before joining Chambers, Harry worked as a paralegal at Burgess Mee Family Law where he assisted solicitors acting in private family law matters.

  • Recommendations

    “Very bright”, “has a wise head on his shoulders”, “A very confident, brilliant junior”
    Legal 500 2022
  • Notable Cases

    • T v T (Application for financial relief after an overseas divorce)
      [2020] EWHC 555 (Fam), [2020] 2 WLUK 170
  • Publications and Lecturing

    • Harry writes regularly. He has written most recently for LexisPSL Family about the Court of Appeal’s decision in Hart v Hart [2018] EWCA Civ 1053 and for the Family Law Bar Association’s magazine (Family Affairs) about openness and privacy in family proceedings.

    • He is also happy to speak at seminars/lectures. During pupillage, he prepared lecture notes for other members of Chambers on a diverse range of topics (including, for example, the practical and legal implications of arbitration in family proceedings).
       

  • Personal Information

    Harry graduated from Oriel College, Oxford University with a BA (Hons) in History. As an undergraduate, he volunteered at the Oxford University Counselling Service and was awarded the Prize for the Best Overall Contribution to College Life by Oriel College.

     

    He subsequently completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Bar Professional Training Course at The University of Law. During his studies, he was awarded the Joseph Jackson Major Scholarship and a Harmsworth Entrance Exhibition by Middle Temple.