Harriet Hartshorn

Call 2016


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Practice Overview

Harriet was called to the Bar in 2016. She became a tenant of Exchange Chambers in September 2018 following the successful completion of her pupillage. Harriet has developed a common law practice with a focus on personal injury and commercial work. She also has experience of employment law.

Prior to commencing pupillage Harriet worked as an in-house advocate representing claimants and defendants in a range of county court matters.

Personal Injury

Harriet has developed a personal injury practice in which she advises and represents both claimants and defendants. Harriet’s key areas of practice include:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Fraud and low velocity impact cases
  • Employer’s liability
  • Occupier’s liability
  • Highway accidents
  • Public liability

Harriet adopts a proactive approach to work and is happy to provide informal advice as cases progress. She offers a quick turn around on paper work providing both formal and informal advice. Harriet welcomes contact by email or phone.


Harriet is developing a commercial practice which encompasses a range of insolvency matters and contractual disputes. She regularly appears in the winding up list. Harriet acts in bankruptcy matters, applications and small claims. She has experience of appearing for both claimants and defendants in fast track trials.