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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Henry Day

Radcliffe Chambers - London

Henry Day - Radcliffe Chambers
  • 11 New Square
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC2A 3QB

Profile submitted by Henry Day

Practice Areas

Chancery litigation, focusing on pensions, financial services, trusts and estates, related professional negligence. Seconded to Eversheds LLP (Financial Services Disputes & Investigations) in 2015; seconded to the FCA in 2013. Recent reported cases include: British Airways plc v Airways Pension Scheme Trustee Ltd [2017] EWHC 1191 (Ch) (alleged breach of trust concerning trustees’ grant of a discretionary pension increase); Barnardo’s v Buckinghamshire [2016] EWCA Civ 1064 (construction of pension scheme documentation and effect of s.67 Pensions Act 1995); Abouraya v Sigmund [2014] EWHC 277 (Ch) (double derivative action).

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, Association of Pension Lawyers, Financial Services Lawyers Association


Called 2011.


Co-editor of Wurtzburg & Mills on Building Society Law (Sweet & Maxwell); contributor to LexisPSL Pensions.


Educated at Downside School; Merton College, Oxford (BA Classics, Double 1st Class Honours; MSt Classical Languages and Literature, Distinction; various college prizes); Trinity College, Cambridge (PhD Classical Literature; AHRC doctoral scholarship); Freie Universitaet Berlin (DAAD scholarship); City University (CPE; BPTC, Outstanding and Everard Ver Heyden prize); Lord Bowen Scholar and Lord Mansfield Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.