Tracy Harris

Partner

Luton Office

T01582 731161
Etracy.harris@taylorwalton.co.uk

Tracy is a Partner in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. She undertook her training contract with Wilde Sapte and subsequently joined Cameron Markby Hewitt, specializing in insurance litigation. She joined Taylor Walton in 1997 and became a Partner in 1999.

Tracy has advised in several claims by businesses against former employees for breach of their contracts of employment, including claims for injunctions for breach of restrictive covenants and misuse of confidential information. She acted for the Claimants in the case of LC Services and Others v Andrew Brown and Another [2003] EWHC 3024 (QB) and in the unreported case of Pieroth Ltd v Gary Turner and Others in 2008 in a successful application for an interim injunction against 10 ex-employees and their new employer.

Tracy also advises on construction and software disputes, commercial contract claims and property litigation.

Tracy’s extensive expertise in contentious probate claims includes claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, disputes over the validity of Wills and Codicils including issues of want of knowledge and approval, undue influence and lack of testamentary capacity, advising on applications to remove and replace Executors and Trustees and proprietary estoppel claims

She advised Lady Caroline Cox-Johnson in a claim involving a dispute over her late husband’s last Will, which went to trial in early 2007 and attracted significant attention in the national media.

She has been a Member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists since 2007.

 

 
 
 

What our clients say

“My brother and I instructed Tracy Harris and Richard Crocker at Taylor Walton on a personal matter and they have provided a professional service and adopted a practical approach to some quite complex issues. However, what really stands them apart is the speed in which they respond. I have also found their advice to be clear and concise.”

Ian Lester, Director of UK Property Management, Cording Real Estate Group