Harry Sheehan

Year of Call: 2017

Harry Sheehan

Year of Call: 2017

Harry Sheehan

Year of Call: 2017

Harry Sheehan

Harry Sheehan

Year of Call: 2017

Harry is working to develop a strong practice across all of Chambers’ core areas of practice and has been instructed as junior counsel in several large and complex cases since being offered tenancy in July of this year.

He is willing to accept instructions in the following areas: Employment, Tax, Personal Injury, Insurance and Commercial litigation work and is actively seeking to extend his practice in each of these .

  • Employment

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    Harry is regularly instructed in both preliminary and final hearings in various different kinds of employment disputes.

    As pupil to Alice Mayhew, Harry gained valuable experience in a number of employment matters and has substantial experience of: unfair dismissal, direct discrimination, victimisation, employee status, unlawful deduction from wages and limitation disputes.

  • Personal Injury

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    Harry gained experience in a wide range of personal injury matters since beginning to accept instructions in his own right. His expertise includes:

    • Occupiers’ liability
    • Road traffic accidents
    • Infant settlement agreements

    As pupil to Jonathan Butters, Harry also gained experience, inter alia, in: employers’ liability, fatal injuries, clinical negligence and asbestos related diseases.

  • Tax

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    Harry is currently instructed as junior to Marika Lemos in multiple anti-avoidance cases on behalf of HMRC.

    As pupil to Aparna Nathan, Harry gained substantial experience in tax litigation as well as a range of advisory matters from a taxpayer perspective, including: agricultural and business property relief, the transfer of assets regime, judicial review of matters involving HMRC and the gift subject to reservation regime.

    Harry welcomes instructions from both taxpayers and the revenue.

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

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    Harry is developing a practice in insurance litigation

  • Commercial Litigation

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    During the course of pupillage, Harry gained experience of litigation in UK courts involving jurisdictional issues posed by non-domestic parties, and disputes arising from international arbitration. He is currently seeking to develop his practice in this area.

Academic

City University, Bar Professional Training Course (very competent)

City University, Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction)

University College London, MPhil Stud. Moral and Political Philosophy

University of Cambridge (Selwyn College), MA (Double First Class Honours Degree) Philosophy

Awards & scholarships

Dawes-Hicks Scholarship

Inner Temple Major Scholarship

Lifetime scholar of Selwyn College

Mooting

Quarter-finalist - City University GDL Mooting competition

Semi-finalist - National Speed Mooting competition

Quarter-finalist - Crown Office Chambers Mooting Competition