Harry maintains a diverse practice, regularly representing clients across a broad spectrum of commercial law matters. His extensive practice extends to acting in general commercial disputes, building and construction, administrative law, employment and industrial law, consumer law and trade practices disputes, as well insolvency and bankruptcy matters. He has also developed expertise in judicial and merits reviews of decisions involving applications pursuant to the National Health Act for approvals to supply pharmaceutical benefits.
Appearing predominantly in New South Wales, and occasionally interstate, the jurisdictions in which Harry has gained experience includes the Federal Court of Australia, including the Full Bench of the Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, Administrative Appeals Tribunal (Cth), Fair Work Commission, Supreme Court of New South Wales and New South Wales Court of Appeal, District and Local Courts of New South Wales, Industrial Relations Commission (NSW) and the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) including the NCAT Appeal Panel.
Harry has been appointed a part time senior member with the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT), Commercial and Consumer Division for 12 months commencing 1 February 2021. Accordingly Harry is presently unable to accept briefs to appear before NCAT.
A hard-working and approachable barrister, Harry’s commercial and strategic approach is to also consider the cost and financial position of the client when providing advice and/or representation. Complementing his litigation practice, Harry has an appreciation for the variety of ways in which disputes can be resolved and has appeared as both counsel and mediator in disputes and his strong commercial and legal mindset sees him providing practical, cost-effective and efficient advice.
Harry is regularly engaged to speak on a variety of topics, including but not limited to key topics in Strata Title law & Property Law (Lot Owners Right to claim damages in negligence against an owner’s corporation for failure to maintain or repair common property; Off the plan purchasing - Rescission of contract where strata plan not registered), and NCAT & the AAT (Tribunal Practise and Procedure).