Year of Call: 2004
University College London, (LLB Hons) 1st Class
Andrews Prize and Medal 2002-2003, One Garden Court Family Law Prize 2002-2003, Dean's list of Excellence and Prize 2002-2003, Sweet and Maxwell Law Prize, Linklaters and Alliance Law Prize
Scholarships & Bursaries:
Hardwicke scholarship, Sir Thomas More bursary, Walter Wigglesworth scholarship
Henry specialises in all aspects of family law and related civil proceedings.
He is interested in academic contributions to family law and has provided legal research for "The Step-Parent's Parachute: The Four Cornerstones of Good Step-parenting" by Flora McEvedy.
Henry also provides lectures and legal updates to senior social work practitioners for their MA in Child Protection Studies.
Legal Charities Committee member
Specialist Practice Areas:
All aspects of family law including:
Children (both Public and Private law)
Divorce including ancillary relief
Financial provision for children
Trusts of land
Domestic violence and cohabitation disputes
Henry has a particular interest in intercountry adoptions, including non-Hague Convention country adoptions.
Henry also represents clients in related civil proceedings and in the Court of Protection
London Borough of Brent v S (2009) EWCA 1593 (Fam)
Wardship case concerning a 17 year old child's wish to travel to Pakistan.
The London Borough of Richmond-Upon-Thames v B (2011) 1 FLR 1345
The leading case on hair strand testing for the presence of alcohol.
See analysis of this case in an article written by Henry, "Hair Strand testing for alcohol: Hair today, gone tomorrow?"