Harriet specialises in claims and regulatory investigations involving financial professionals, including financial advisers, mortgage and insurance brokers, accountants, tax advisers, actuaries and pension benefits consultants. Harriet has recently been instructed on several multi-million pound actions relating to failures to equalise pension schemes and amend pension benefits. She is also instructed on numerous claims involving failed tax saving schemes. Harriet acted for a large group of financial advisers over the sale of "Keydata" products and provided coverage advice on a mortgage broker's case listed by The Lawyer as one of the Top 20 Cases of 2012.Harriet represented the successful defendant in the leading case of Andrews v SBJ Benefit Consultants Ltd , which clarified complainants' rights relating to the acceptance of FOS awards. She recently acted for accountants in a claim about their alleged failure to identify a large fraud while auditing a charity.
Harriet Quiney is ‘experienced, down-to-earth and inspires great confidence’ and is active in disputes in the financial services and pensions sectors
Legal 500 (2017)
"Indomitable when it comes to dealing with difficult opponents" and "very meticulous and approachable".
Chambers and Partners (2016)
"Quick", "commercial" and "gives sound advice".
Legal 500 (2016)