Henry Morton Jack

Call 2009

"Fantastic on his feet."

Legal 500 2024


During pupillage Henry gained experience of a wide variety of general contractual disputes, including claims involving the sale and supply of goods and services and credit hire litigation.

He worked extensively on Milner v Carnival PLC [2010] EWCA Civ 389 CA, a landmark Court of Appeal decision on the assessment of damages for a ruined holiday.

Henry has experience of insurance claims concerning policy interpretation, avoidance of cover for nondisclosure, misrepresentation and breach of notification clauses.

In 2010 Henry completed a placement with Clyde and Co, where he was involved in the disclosure process and drafted witness statements in relation to reinsurance claims arising out of the 9/11 attacks.

Henry has also given seminars, both to invited audiences in 2TG and in-house for solicitor clients on motor insurance, compulsory provisions under the RTA 1988 and recent developments in motor fraud.

Henry is increasingly instructed in motor claims with a fraud element, and regularly defends motor insurers against fraudulent claims.

Routinely instructed in claims involving international law, this year Henry has appeared in the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court in jurisdictional cases. Henry frequently acts against highly-ranked individuals in this area and is instructed in complex applications to serve out as well as claims concerning questions of domicile and applicable law. Henry has been instructed in claims that have received wide publicity, and also writes articles and lectures abroad on the Athens and Montreal Conventions.

Henry frequently appears in fast-track trials and disposal hearings in personal injury matters with a particular emphasis on defending fraudulent claims. He also has a busy paper practice, drafting and providing legal and tactical advice in a range of cases, including industrial deafness and sun protection claims.

Henry regularly advises on a range of property damage matters, as well as appearing in interlocutory hearings and at trial. He has particular experience in fire and water damage cases and regularly advises on cases concerning property damage caused by fire, flooding, building work and subsidence. Henry also has experience of contribution claims between architects and construction companies relating to allegedly negligent repair work.

Privacy Policy

Henry Morton Jack Privacy Policy

My contact details:

ICO Reg No: Z2389151
Address: 2 Temple Gardens, London, EC4Y 9AY
Email: clerks@2tg.co.uk
Phone: +44 (0)20 7822 1200

The type of personal information I collect

To enable me to provide you with legal advice and representation in courts, tribunals, arbitrations and mediations, I currently collect and process the following personal information:

Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name, date of birth and contact details), bank and financial details, your background and circumstance and education.

Other personal data relevant to, or included in instructions to provide legal services, including data specific to the instructions in question and data included in documents provided to me as part of instructions or otherwise.

Such information may include personal information relating to family members, associates, agents, employees, shareholders or beneficial owners. By providing such personal information to me, you automatically confirm that you are authorised to do so. It is not reasonably practicable for me to provide the information set out in this Privacy Notice to those individuals. Accordingly, where appropriate, you are responsible for providing this information to any such individuals.

Where necessary, I may also need to process Special Category data about you including

  • racial or ethnic origin;
  • personal data revealing political opinions;
  • personal data revealing religious or philosophical beliefs;
  • personal data revealing trade union membership;
  • genetic data;
  • biometric data (where used for identification purposes);
  • data concerning health;
  • data concerning a person’s sex life; and
  • data concerning a person’s sexual orientation.

How I get the personal information and why I have it

Most of the personal information that I process is provided to me directly by you or via the professional you have instructed such as a solicitor or consultant or other professional adviser who instructs me on your behalf to provide legal services.

I use the information that you have given me in order to

  • provide legal services to you, my client, including the provision of legal advice and
  • representation in courts, tribunals, arbitrations, and mediations
  • keep accounting records and carry out office administration
  • take or defend legal or regulatory proceedings or to exercise a lien
  • respond to potential complaints or make complaints
  • check for potential conflicts of interest in relation to future potential cases
  • promote and market my services
  • carry out anti-money laundering and terrorist financing checks
  • train other barristers and pupils, and when providing work-shadowing opportunities
  • publish legal judgments and decisions of courts and tribunals as required or permitted by law.

I may share this information with

  • other professional advisers such as other legal professionals and consultant experts and other witnesses
  • courts and tribunals
  • the staff in my Chambers
  • prosecution authorities
  • pupils and mini pupils
  • lay clients
  • family and associates of the person whose personal information I am processing
  • in the event of complaints, the Head of Chambers, other individuals nominated by Chambers who deal with complaints, the Bar Standards Board, and the Legal Ombudsman
  • other regulatory authorities
  • current, past or prospective employers
  • education and examining bodies
  • business associates, professional advisers and trade bodies, e.g. the Bar Council
  • professional indemnity insurers or brokers
  • the general public in relation to the publication of legal judgments and decisions of courts and tribunals
  • If you have engaged other professional advisers to instruct me on your behalf on the matters on which I am providing legal services to you, I shall assume that I may disclose your personal information to them unless you tell me otherwise.
  • I may be required to provide your information to regulators, such as the Bar Standards Board, the Financial Conduct Authority or the Information Commissioner’s Office. In the case of the Information Commissioner’s Office, there is a risk that your information may lawfully be disclosed by them for the purpose of any other civil or criminal proceedings, without my consent or yours, which includes privileged information.
  • I may also be required to disclose your information to the police or intelligence services, where, acting in good faith, I consider it required and permitted by law.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful basis I rely on for processing this information is

  • The processing is necessary for a contract I have with you, or because you have asked me to take specific steps before entering into a contract.
  • You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting me.
  • It may be necessary for me to share your personal data to comply with legal obligations to, for example, HMRC.

How I store your personal information

Your information is securely stored in Chambers or at my home. I use reasonable technical and organisational security measures such as password protection and encryption of computer generated data and keeping paper data secure to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or destroyed, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way.

In this connection, Chambers, as data processor, acting on my behalf, will only process your personal data on my instructions and is subject to a duty of confidentiality.

The data will be held in line with any regulatory obligations and generally be kept for 6 years but may be 12 years, or longer where, for example, the case includes information relating to a minor, from the date of completion of instructions. At this point any further retention will be reviewed and the data will be marked for deletion or marked for retention for a further period.

All data will be securely deleted or securely shredded after this time without reference to you. I will store some of your information which I need to carry out conflict checks for the rest of my career. However, this is likely to be limited only to your name and contact details and the name of the case. It will not include any information that is “sensitive information” for GDPR purposes.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • Your right of access – You have the right to ask me for copies of your personal information.
  • Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask me to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask me to complete information you think is incomplete.
  • Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask me to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask me to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to object to processing – You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that I transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
  • You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, I have one month to respond to you. Please contact me at 2 Temple Gardens, London, EC4Y 9AY or clerks@2tg.co.uk if you wish to make a request.

Transfer of your information outside the European Economic Area (EEA)

This privacy notice is of general application and as such it is not possible to state whether it will be necessary to transfer your information out of the EEA. If I do transfer your personal data I will use safeguards to ensure the data is fully protected as required by the UK Data Protection Regulations.

Changes to my Privacy Policy

From time to time, I may need to make chances to my privacy policy. If so, the changes will appear on my entry on the 2TG website.


As above, I may share your personal data with Chambers who may in turn use that data to notify you by email, or post about an invitation to seminars and similar events. You may opt out of receiving any such marketing communications at any time by using the “unsubscribe” link in any emails. In relation to how Chambers uses such data, please see Chambers’ privacy policy. Other than sharing personal data with Chambers as described above, I will not share your information with any other third party for marketing purposes.

How to complain

If you have any concerns about my use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to me or to my Senior Clerk, Lee Tyler at 2 Temple Gardens, London, EC4Y 9AY or clerks@2tg.co.uk. You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk

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"Fantastically persuasive in court – he can rip a claimant’s case to pieces in minutes…"

Legal 500 2023

"An exceptional advocate"

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"Amongst the best for defending insurance fraud cases"

Legal 500 2023

"Strengths are his intellect, ability to grasp key points quickly and clear, compelling and attractive advocacy style…"

Chambers UK 2023

"He has such a sharp legal mind and quickly identifies and gets to grips with the issues."

Chambers UK 2022

  • Lord Brougham Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Hubert Greenland Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn

  • BVC, BPP University, London
  • GDL, City University, London
  • MA (Hons) (First), New College, Oxford University

“Fantastic on his feet, with a real knack for developing his argument in the most persuasive manner.”
Legal 500 2024

“An exceptional advocate. He knows how to present a case.”
“Strengths are his intellect, ability to grasp key points quickly and clear, compelling and attractive advocacy style…”
Chambers UK 2023

“Amongst the best for defending insurance fraud cases”
“Fantastically persuasive in court – he can rip a claimant’s case to pieces in minutes.”
Legal 500 2023

“He has such a sharp legal mind and quickly identifies and gets to grips with the issues. He is excellent in cross-examinations, particularly in liability disputes.” “He is a very strong advocate, and his advice is very clear.”
Chambers UK Bar 2022

“A go-to for liability-disputed personal injury cases (both EL/PL and motor).”
Legal 500 2022

“An excellent advocate, with a very sharp mind beneath the charm, who has particular experience in defending fraud-related claims.”
Legal 500 2021

“A very good strategist that is truly aware of clients’ aims and commercial realities.”
Legal 500 2020

“He is excellent in cross-examination and has an ability to grasp all the issues.”
Legal 500 2019

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