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John Harrison QC - Year of call: 1994

An experienced advocate specialising in white collar crime and regulatory offences

John Harrison

What the directories say...

2016 "A very good advocate, who has an excellent manner when dealing with victims and witnesses"

2015 "Highly regarded for white-collar crime work"

2014 "Particularly experienced in white-collar fraud' 'His practice includes a mix of health and safety cases, inquests and environment- related regulatory work"

2013 "Highlighted for his ability to get to the issues"

2012 "Always well prepared"

 

 

 

 

 

 

John is well known for his capability to handle the most complex of cases with a clear, pragmatic approach and has a strong background in civil litigation and commercial law that works to his advantage when advising clients in all types of litigation. He has a broad experience of cases involving human rights issues with particular interest in cases of factual and legal complexity. 

John’s approach to cases is underscored by experience and an understanding of running difficult cases to trial. He is highly regarded for his strategic approach to litigation. While being based in the North of England, John maintains a practice with national scope and is willing to accept instructions in other jurisdictions. He has a broad knowledge and experience of cases involving complex human rights issues. 

John is the NE Circuit representative on the Bar Council International Law Working Group.

Serious Crime

  • The prosecution and defence of serious and complex fraud
  • The prosecution and defence of other serious crime
  • Corporate and gross negligence manslaughter
  • Insolvency and companies offences
  • Trading standards  
  • Health & safety offences
  • Environmental offences.

Civil

  • Fraud
  • Professional negligence
  • VAT Tribunals

Regulatory Law

  • Health and safety advisory work
  • Professional disciplinary tribunals (particularly GMC, GDC and NMC)

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John Harrison QC
Year of call: 1994

An experienced advocate specialising in white collar crime and regulatory offences

What the directories say...

2016 "Well known for his health and safety and regulatory expertise.’

2016 "A very good advocate, who has an excellent manner when dealing with victims and witnesses"

2015 "Highly regarded for white-collar crime work"

2014 "Particularly experienced in white-collar fraud' 'His practice includes a mix of health and safety cases, inquests and environment- related regulatory work"

2013 "Highlighted for his ability to get to the issues"

2012 "Always well prepared"

 

 

 

 

 

 

John is well known for his capability to handle the most complex of cases with a clear, pragmatic approach and has a strong background in civil litigation and commercial law that works to his advantage when advising clients in all types of litigation. He has a broad experience of cases involving human rights issues with particular interest in cases of factual and legal complexity.

John’s approach to cases is underscored by experience and an understanding of running difficult cases to trial. He is highly regarded for his strategic approach to litigation. While being based in the North of England, John maintains a practice with national scope and is willing to accept instructions in other jurisdictions. He has a broad knowledge and experience of cases involving complex human rights issues.

John is the NE Circuit representative on the Bar Council International Law Working Group.

Serious Crime

Civil

Regulatory Law

Public Access

Registered with the Bar Council for Direct Access work.