Henry is a commercial barrister specialising in complex disputes. He acts principally for corporate entities in heavy commercial litigation and international arbitration across the following practice areas: commercial disputes, energy, civil fraud, international trade, jurisdiction and procedure, insurance and reinsurance, and financial services.
His recent led work includes:
As sole counsel, Henry has recently succeeded at trial for City insurance brokers in a commercial contract dispute, and acted successfully in a major event cancellation dispute concerning a communicable disease extension.
Henry has also appeared in a number of other reported cases in past years, including:
Henry is regularly instructed by parties in high-value commercial disputes. He has a wide range of experience advising on and acting in litigation and arbitration in this field.
Henry regularly acts in the highest-profile insurance and reinsurance disputes. His experience includes Commercial Court disputes and Bermuda Form arbitration, as well as specialist advisory work.
Henry’s experience of commercial fraud disputes spans litigation, arbitration, and advisory work.
Henry has a wide range of experience of energy and energy-related disputes. He has acted in high-value disputes about infrastructure and long-term contracts (including JV contracts, JOAs, and farm-in and farm-out agreements).
Henry’s has significant experience of international arbitration. He acted in Permanent Court of Arbitration Case 2017-19, an UNCITRAL arbitration concerning a dispute between oil traders and an African state, led by Stephen Hofmeyr QC. Henry also has experience of arbitration-related applications, including applications for relief under s. 44 of the Arbitration Act 1996 and for permission to appeal under s. 69 of the Act.
Henry has acted in a very wide range of shipping and international trade disputes in arbitration, under different sets of institutional rules, and in the Commercial Court. A reported example of his work in this field is Quiana Navigation SA v Pacific Gulf Shipping (Singapore)  Bus LR 1435;  EWHC 3171 (Comm), a section 69 appeal concerning a standard form withdrawal clause, led by Robert Bright QC.
Henry has experience of aviation disputes in a range of contexts. Examples of work in this area include acting for a private aircraft chartering company in a dispute with a services company and acting in a contractual dispute concerning two private aircraft chartering businesses.
Gavin Kealey QC and Henry Moore succeed in striking out £50 million claim with limitation point
The Lawyer features 9 members in their Top 20 Cases of 2022
Michael Holmes QC and Henry Moore secure dismissal of US$300 million+ Russian conspiracy claim
Supreme Court gives landmark judgment in COVID-19 business interruption test case appeal: 7KBW team acts for MS Amlin
7KBW success in US$10 million loan dispute
2012-15 – MA (Cantab) in Law: starred double first (top of year), University of Cambridge 2015-16 – Bar Professional Training Course: Outstanding, City University London
University of Cambridge
Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge