Portrait of Harry Campbell

Harry Campbell


Year of Call 2017

Professional Practice

Harry joined Chambers in October 2018.

He specialises in financial remedy proceedings.

Harry is listed in Chambers and Partners 2024 in the ‘Up and Coming’ category and in the Legal 500 2024 in the ‘Rising Stars’ category. He has been described in the directories as “a future star of the junior Bar”, “an excellent junior barrister”, “always well-prepared and an excellent advocate”, and “very bright, tenacious and well-organised”.

He completed a secondment as the Judicial Assistant to Mostyn J in the Family Division of the High Court from January 2022 to April 2022. He assisted with several high-profile financial remedy cases, including Collardeau-Fuchs v Fuchs[2022] EWFC 6 (a decision on the wife’s application for MPS where the assets were £1.2 billion) and Xanthopoulos v Rakshina [2022] EWFC 30 (a decision providing guidance on LSPO applications and the correct approach to anonymity/transparency in financial remedy cases).

Harry has appeared unled in the High Court, including before Moor J in Li v Simons [2023] EWHC 1626 (Fam) (an appeal in a complex and long-running variation case) and Holman J in T v T (Application for financial relief after an overseas divorce) [2020] EWHC 555 (Fam) (a high-value MFPA 1984 Part III claim).

He is regularly led in high-value financial remedy cases typically involving private companies, onshore/offshore trusts, tax issues, forum/jurisdiction disputes, and other complicating factors.

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

  • Recommendations

    “Harry Campbell's growing matrimonial finance practice sees him frequently instructed by high-net-worth clients. He is extremely well versed in handling matters involving a wide range of financial issues including tax, pensions, trusts and business assets.”, “Harry is an excellent junior barrister. His instinct as to case strategy is impressive and his approach with clients is straightforward and pragmatic.”, “Harry is a pleasure to work with, who is always well-prepared and an excellent advocate. He is always approachable and his manner with clients is pleasant, yet he is able to provide robust advice when necessary.", “Harry has acted for us on some nuanced cases where he has managed to grapple with the papers quickly to get a successful outcome."
    Chambers and Partners 2024, Up and Coming
    “Harry is always very prepared and is all over the detail of a case. He has strong advocacy skills and can distil complex legal matters into simple terms for clients. His ability to present is clear and engaging. His legal knowledge is very impressive for someone of his call.”
    Legal 500 2024, Rising Star
    “A future star of the junior Bar”, “very bright, tenacious and well organised barrister”, “garners praise for being ‘pragmatic and thinking quickly on his feet’”
    Legal 500 2023
    “Very bright”, “has a wise head on his shoulders”, “A very confident, brilliant junior”
    Legal 500 2022
  • Notable Cases

    • Li v Simons
      [2023] EWHC 1626 (Fam)
    • T v T (Application for financial relief after an overseas divorce)
      [2020] EWHC 555 (Fam), [2020] 2 WLUK 170
  • Publications and Lecturing

    • Harry’s recent publications include ‘Excluding s 25(2)(g) ‘Conduct’ from Consideration at an Interim Stage – Strike-Out or Summary Judgment by Another Name?’ (with Nicholas Allen KC) (August 2023), ‘Goddard-Watts – The Second Sequel: Fraud Unravels All, Sometimes’ (with Calum Smith) (July 2023), and ‘Economic Abuse as ‘Conduct’’ (with Philip Tait) (February 2023), all for the Financial Remedies Journal.

    • He also speaks regularly at lectures, seminars, and other events.

  • 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.