Harry Marriott

Harry Marriott


Harry Marriott was called to the Bar in 2018 and is a member of Chambers’ Business and Property Group. He has established himself as a capable practitioner within all areas of the Business and Property Group and was recently ranked for the first time in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500,

Harry is routinely instructed in a range of forums, including in the High Court, acting to a level well beyond his year of call. Harry is keen to be involved in his cases at all stages of litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He is keen to be involved in his cases at an early stage of proceedings, providing advice, drafting letters before claim or statements of case.

As part of his property practice, Harry regularly acts on matters including:

  • Possession claims
  • Landlord and Tenant disputes, including service charge recovery and other breaches of covenant
  • Lease extensions, renewals and terminations
  • Enforceability of restrictive covenants
  • Boundary disputes
  • Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996

Harry also undertakes work in commercial matters and prides himself on his ability to provide commercially pragmatic solutions to his client’s problems. He deals with a broad range of issues and was recently instructed by a large UK retailer in a costs and case management conference against a silk.

In court, Harry is a compelling and persuasive advocate, adopting a pragmatic and analytical outlook. He is always commended for his approachability, as well as his conscientious attitude and ability to tackle technical matters. He is always keen to achieve his client’s objectives in the most cost-effective manner.

Notable cases

  • Harry was led on a three-day mediation representing a landlord, who faced claims concerning the defective construction of a tower block, from a group of residents of the same.
  • Advising on whether a third party can fund a settlement agreement between a landlord and a tenant as part of the development of a luxury hotel in central Birmingham.
  • A case concerning the interaction between the service of a notice under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 and the Assured Shorthold Tenant Notice and Prescribed Requirements (England) Regulations 2015 where Harry represented the landlord. The tenants sought permission to bring a second appeal to the Court of Appeal, but were unsuccessful.
  • A multi-track trial concerning the beneficial ownership of a number of freehold properties and a taking of an account in respect of the same.
  • A matter currently listed for a five-day multi-track trial concerning the validity of the transfer of a number of properties in the settlement of significant commercial debts.


Chambers UK 2024

“Harry Marriott is a very knowledgeable advocate who is excellent on his feet as well as in giving advice.”

“Harry Marriott is an absolutely great barrister; his client care and knowledge is fantastic.”

“Harry Marriott has a great understanding of the sector and he is becoming a force to be reckoned with.”

Harry Marriott

Call 2018
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