Jack Harding

Call: 2004
Senior (10+ yrs call)

  According to the directories, Jack is "Supremely intelligent and practically very sound", "has an incredible ability to view a case from all angles and often pre-empts issues before they even arise" and that he "turns things around very quickly, gets to the nub of the issue and gives strong advice".
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Expertise
Regarded as a leading junior in the field of cross-border personal injury claims, aviation matters and package holiday work, Jack is regularly asked to advise tour operators, airports, airlines and other companies on a range of issues relating to international travel.

Jack is also increasingly developing a practice in defending public authorities (such as local authorities, NHS Trusts and the police and emergency services) against a range of tortious and statutory claims, and has been involved in high profile decisions in the field of Occupiers’ Liability (Edwards v London Borough of Sutton) and Occupational Stress (Bailey v Devon Partnership NHS Trust).
Education

  • BA – Cambridge University (1st class)

  • MA Cambridge; BVC Nottingham Law School

Recent cases

  • Edwards v London Borough of Sutton (2017) - Leading Court of Appeal decision on the decision of an Occupier of Land in respect of the duty to warn of risks

  • Bailey v Devon NHS Partnership Trust (2014) Leading high court decision on the liability for occupational stress and risk assessment

Chambers & Legal 500 Rankings
Chambers & Partners:

Band 2, Travel: International Personal Injury. 

Legal 500:

Leading junior in Consumer (Travel).

According to the directories, Jack is "Supremely intelligent and practically very sound", "has an incredible ability to view a case from all angles and often pre-empts issues before they even arise" and that he "turns things around very quickly, gets to the nub of the issue and gives strong advice".
Awards
Middle Temple Harmsworth Entrance Exhibitioner
Memberships

  • Middle Temple Harmsworth Entrance Exhibitioner Personal Injuries Bar Association

  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

  • Action Against Medical Accidents

  • Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association (TATLA)

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