Routinely acts in a range of matrimonial finance matters including order enforcements. Harris often handles maintenance disputes and private FDRs. She demonstrates further abilities in valuation-related mandates and financial remedy cases involving non-disclosure. Strengths: "Eleanor Harris is calm with clients and offers clear advice. She looks at the bigger picture but will also do everything possible to achieve good outcomes." "Her strength lies in her attention to detail and the thoroughness with which she approaches cases. She provides accurate, pragmatic, commercial and sensible advice."Chambers and Partners 2022
Eleanor has a busy practice specialising in both complex financial (financial remedy, Schedule 1 applications and Part III) and private law children disputes which frequently have an international dimension. Eleanor is commended for her swift assimilation of information, attention to detail and incisive advocacy; she works as a team with her client and solicitor to achieve the best result. She receives regular instructions on Inheritance Act disputes.
In addition to her busy practice as a barrister, she is an Arbitrator (financial scheme) and conducts private Financial Dispute Resolution appointments.
Eleanor was appointed as a Recorder in January 2022.
- Financial remedies
- Private law children
- Jurisdiction Claims After Foreign Divorce
- Nuptial Agreements
Agbaje v Agbaje  UKSC 13
Co v Co (Ancillary relief: Pre-marriage cohabitation)  EWHC 287 (Fam)
Eleanor is the author of the chapter on financial relief after an overseas divorce in the most recent edition of Rayden & Jackson on Divorce and Family Matters.
- Middle Temple
- Family Law Bar Association
- Affiliate member of Resolution
- Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
- Recorder, Family, South Eastern Circuit
- MA History, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge University
- Postgraduate Diploma in Law, City University
- Benefactor’s Scholar, Middle Temple
Chambers and Partners
"Eleanor Harris is calm with clients and offers clear advice. She looks at the bigger picture but will also do everything possible to achieve good outcomes."
"Her strength lies in her attention to detail and the thoroughness with which she approaches cases. She provides accurate, pragmatic, commercial and sensible advice."