David Robert Harris

Crime, Civil, Property, Mediation

  • Called: 1996

Practice Profile:

David’s principal areas of practice span those of Chambers itself with an emphasis on general common law and chancery law.

His practice includes landlord and tenant (residential and commercial), building disputes, company, insolvency, land and neighbour disputes, licensing, trusts, wills and probate.  He is equally happy and at home before the lower courts through to the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

His extensive business background gives him a broad base upon which to advise on many commercial areas with an ability to find pragmatic solutions to actual and potential problems.

David is also instructed in criminal law matters on behalf of the defence as well prosecuting authorities appearing in courts at all levels.  Another area of specialisation is appearing for Defendants facing motoring charges in the Magistrates Courts and Crown Courts. David  has an excellent track record of achieving acquittals and avoiding disqualification/bans. These cases are usually handled on a privately paying basis.

David is an accredited mediator and a member of the Chambers Mediation group.

David has undertaken the Bar Council’s course on Public Access and is regularly instructed on a direct basis in all his areas of specialism.


Reported Cases:

Wren v Wren CH [2006] All ER (D) 30