Prior to starting pupillage, Harriet worked as a county court advocate with LPC Law. She appeared regularly in the county court on small claims trials, mortgage and landlord and tenant proceedings, interim applications, infant settlements, and dispute resolution hearings.
Harriet also worked as a legal assistant for Wildcat Law. As part of her role, she managed her own employment clients, and assisted a barrister in probate and family cases. This involved drafting written applications, reviewing evidence, undertaking research, and attending conferences with clients.
Harriet was also as a pro bono case worker for Leeds Free Legal Representation. She appeared in the Employment Tribunal regularly on multi-day trials for Claimants on multi-headed cases. Harriet obtained compensation for all of her sole clients. Her role involved taking instructions, conferencing, drafting applications, drafting skeleton arguments on complex issues, and advocating in court.