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, international arbitration, and cases abroad (Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai).

Before qualifying he worked at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge. He has also worked in the litigation departments of various law firms.

Recent cases include:

  • The Cultural Foundation v Beazley Furlonge Ltd: Hard-fought trial concerning US$20m+ of Dubai arbitral awards, led by James Brocklebank QC ([2018] EWHC 1083 (Comm)). Client held successful at trial and at subsequent hearing: [2018] EWHC 2185 (Comm); [2018] EWHC 2548 (Comm)
  • Bv Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten v Rembrandt Enterprises, Inc. (CA): led by Gavin Kealey QC in Court of Appeal case concerning misrepresentation, deceit and transferred loss (brought in for appeal from [2018] EWHC 1857 (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 concerning a JV dispute, readied in 7 weeks, with successful outcome for the client