Marcus Harry
Marcus Harry


Marcus Harry is a Barrister specialising in Criminal and Regulatory law.

Marcus is a well-established criminal barrister with extensive Crown Court experience. He appears for both the Crown and Defence and has been instructed alone as well as led junior counsel.

He also has a wide-ranging regulatory practice appearing in the Crown and Magistrates’ Court where he both prosecutes and defends.

Notable Cases

  • Operation Covalent [2023]

Instructed to defend in a double attempted murder, involving two separate incidents where D doused elderly males in petrol outside mosques before setting them alight. Case in the Terrorism List.

  • Operation Circus [2023]

Led junior for the defence in a multi-handed Ponzi-scheme fraud. Involves 11 defendants across three trials.  The allegation is fraud by abuse of position and false representation in excess of £24 million.

  • Operation Baritone [2022]

Led junior for one of the principle defendants in a 9-handed conspiracy to murder trial lasting 3 months. Drive by shooting following history of violence between two groups in the Dudley area.

  • Operation Cedarcrest [2022]

Led junior for the defence in a legally and medically complex murder. D already serving a 20 year sentence for causing GBH to the (now) deceased by driving a car in to him. Prosecution took four years to decide to charge with murder due to complexity of medical evidence.


2007 – 2008 Bar Vocational Course- Very Competent
1999 – 2002 The University of Hull- Law LLB (Hons)


Appointments and Memberships

The Midland Circuit

The Criminal Bar Association


“Marcus is the most natural advocate. He can hold a jury’s attention without unnecessary theatrics. He is utterly smooth, persuasive and extremely conscientious. He commands the respect and trust of lay clients even in the most difficult of cases.Legal 500 2024

Marcus Harry

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