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

 
 

What our clients say

“Tracy Harris has been acting for me in relation to several disputes regarding building works and she has been thorough and meticulous whilst dealing with several complicated issues. She ensures that I am fully aware of all of the legal implications and deals with matters promptly and in a concise, balanced and straightforward manner”. 

 
 

What our clients say

“The Entertainer has worked with Taylor Walton for many years because they offer a one on one personal and consistent high level of service. They provide very good commercial and personal legal advice. They maintain a very good understanding of our requirements which results in efficient use of time and control of the budget”. 

Andrew Milner-Walker, Head of Property, The Entertainer

 
 

What our clients say

“I would like to commend Tracy Harris and her team at Taylor Walton for the excellent level of service I received throughout my case. I worked closely with Tracy for some months and without fail was provided with prompt, honest and valuable advice which I am pleased to say led to the successful conclusion of my case. Should I require legal advice again in the future there would be no doubt that I would return to Taylor Walton for that service”.