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Harriet Ho

Harriet’s practice entails a broad range of civil work, including Commercial and Chancery, Property, Personal Injury, and Aviation & Travel. Harriet welcomes instructions for drafting, advice, and advocacy at all stages of the litigation process.

Harriet joined Lamb Chambers in May 2021 after commencing her practice at a set focused on commercial and aviation work based in the Temple. Prior to starting pupillage, Harriet gained experience working as a County Court advocate and had also worked as a Judicial Assistant to Magistrate Judge Dr Eric Cheung in Hong Kong.

Harriet has been instructed in civil forfeiture matters resisting applications for frozen monies in excess of £1million, in which Harriet defended against the claim that the sums had been obtained via fraud by false representation. Harriet has assisted more senior members, including conducting legal research and drafting witness statements as well as written submissions for a third-party in a confiscation POCA matter.

As a passionate advocate for equality and diversity, Harriet has previously given talks to university students and aspiring barristers, such as ‘Being BAME at the Bar’, in order to promote and further inclusion at the Bar.

Harriet is a member of the Commercial Bar Association and the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

Outside of work, Harriet enjoys going to the theatre, playing the piano, and horse riding.

Languages

  • English (fluent)
  • Cantonese (fluent)
  • Mandarin (basic)
  • French (basic)

Harriet is a fluent Cantonese speaker and Harriet has had experience working as a Judicial Assistant in the Kowloon Magistrates Court and undertaking a mini-pupillage in Hong Kong.

Harriet conducted a webinar discussing the National Security Legislations and The New Rule of Law and Commerce in Hong Kong and China, following the passing of the Hong Kong National Security Law in June 2020.

*This barrister is authorised to practice in England & Wales. Click here to search on the Bar Standards Board Barristers’ Register.

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