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Harry Lambert

Call 2008

"Respected junior who “knows the area inside-out"...Extremely dedicated and hard-working. His astute intellect allows him to handle difficult cases and tricky legal issues with aplomb.”
(Chambers and Partners, 2017)

Property Damage

Harry’s current caseload features a number of property damage cases including those involving inter alia fires and floods in both the residential and commercial setting. With his background and reputation in product liability, Harry brings particular expertise in matters brought or defended under the Consumer Protection Act 1987. This also makes him particularly adept at dealing with complex causation cases such as those involving concurrent, competing or cumulative causes.

Selected Cases

  • M: A high profile inquest, which has attracted national media attention, in which a residential flat was destroyed in a fire allegedly started by a faulty electronic device.
  • X: A flood caused by a faulty pressure-reducing valve. This case involved complex questions of causation and issues under the Companies Act 2006.
  • Y: A restaurant destroyed by in a fire caused by tortiously accumulated grease deposits. This case raised issues concerning the proper scope of the Berni’s Inns principle.
  • L: A fire in a block of flats allegedly caused by a defective DVD player.
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  • MA, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge
  • LLB, College of Law, Bloomsbury


“Harry fights his corner hard.” “He is at his best when handling cases with complex and novel legal issues.”

Chambers and Partners, 2018

“His depth of PI knowledge is exceptional and he is especially helpful on quantum… A thorough, hard-working barrister”

Legal 500, 2018

“He is an all-rounder, who is superb at whatever he turns his hand to.”

Legal 500, 2017

“He has a razor-sharp intellect.”

Legal 500, 2017

“A rising star of the product liability Bar who has already earned himself prominent admirers among his peers.”

Chambers & Partners 2016

“He’s an extremely intelligent, hard-working and sensible barrister.”

Chambers & Partners, 2016

“A very detailed and focused counsel, who never misses a trick.”

Legal 500 2015

“He has a superb intellect, and outshines his contemporaries.”

Legal 500 2015

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