Harry’s clients include sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, hedge funds, private equity firms and public and private pension funds.
His experience covers complicated multiparty cases (including group litigation) in relation to mis-selling of financial products, misstatements in prospectuses (s90 FSMA), misleading statements to the markets (s90A) and bondholder and derivative disputes. Harry has experience acting for and against banks, and his work often involves multi-jurisdictional issues.
Harry has a master’s degree in mathematics and had a 20-year career in investment banking trading and structuring credit and credit derivative products, including synthetic CDOs and hybrid credit products (eg equity-credit, FX-credit).
Harry requalified as a lawyer and then joined Stewarts in 2015. He was made a partner in 2022.
Harry’s key cases include:
- Acting for 313 institutional investors in the first group securities litigation of its kind in England in a claim against RBS in relation to its 2008 rights issue prospectus
- Acting for sovereign wealth funds, institutional asset managers and public pension funds in a s90 FSMA claim against Tesco in relation to them allegedly making misleading statements to the market
- Acting for an investment bank in a derivative close-out dispute
- Acting for minority shareholders in a dispute with a private equity firm over the terms of a buy-out
Accreditations and Memberships
Harry is a CFA® charterholder and is a member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association.
Harry is a PADI scuba diving instructor. His children are keen competitive swimmers and he spends many weekends driving them to swimming competitions around the country.
Harry’s recent articles include: