Pump Court Chambers

Henry Hawkesworth joins Pump Court

News 2nd July 2020
Henry Hawkesworth

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Henry Hawkesworth has joined Pump Court Chambers after successful completion of his third six pupillage following a period as a tenant in a leading set of common law chambers in the North East of England.

Called to the Bar in 2018, he has developed a mixed common law practice, regulary receiving instructions in both Civil and Family matters.

Within his Civil practice, he has a particular focus on Personal Injury, Property and general Commercial Litigation. He appears frequently in Fast Track trials, Stage 3 hearings and small claims involving credit hire, debt recovery, road traffic claims and liability under the Animals Act 1971.

He also has experience of interlocutory hearings and has dealt with applications for relief from sanctions, pre-action disclosure, and expert evidence on the Fast Track and Multi Track. He has also advised and drafted pleadings in a number of matters including the sale of houses under TOLATA 1996, and he is keen to develop his paper practice.

 As a Family practitioner, his practice equally encompasses children matters in Private Law and Public Law proceedings. He has been instructed up to final hearing for parents and local authorities, and has experience of representing Guardians at interim hearings and applications.

Tony Atkins, Senior Clerk said: “I would like to congratulate Henry on becoming a tenant after his successful pupillage. We’ve all been very impressed with Henry since his first day in Chambers and we look forward to helping him build a successful career at the Bar.

Further information on Henry’s practice can be found here. Please contact our clerking team  should you have any enquiries regarding Henry.

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