Henry is a commercial barrister specialising in litigation and arbitration, including general commercial and contractual disputes, civil fraud, jurisdiction/conflict of laws, insurance and reinsurance, company law, financial services, energy, professional negligence, procedure, and shipping.

His experience spans the Commercial Court (with several appearances as sole counsel against QCs), the Chancery Division, the Court of Appeal, international arbitration, and cases abroad (Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai).

Before qualifying, Henry worked at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.

Recent cases include:

  • BV Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten v Rembrandt Enterprises, Inc. [2019] EWCA Civ 596: led by Gavin Kealey QC in a leading commercial/civil fraud case in the Court of Appeal; successful on all issues (the correct test for fraudulent misrepresentation, and the scope of the ‘transferred loss’ principle)
  • The Cultural Foundation v Beazley Furlonge Ltd [2019] Lloyd’s Rep IR 12: Hard-fought trial concerning Dubai arbitral awards worth US$20m+, led by James Brocklebank QC. Client held successful at trial and at subsequent hearing: [2018] EWHC 1083 (Comm); [2018] EWHC 2185 (Comm); [2018] EWHC 2548 (Comm)
  • Apache Beryl I Ltd v Marathon Oil [2017] EWHC 2504 (Comm); [2017] EWHC 2462 (Comm); [2017] EWHC 2258 (Comm): led by David Allen QC for Apache Corporation in an expedited £100m+ trial of a JV dispute, readied in 7 weeks, with successful outcome for the client
  • Permanent Court of Arbitration Case 2017-19: led by Stephen Hofmeyr QC in UNCITRAL arbitration of a dispute between oil traders and an African state