Harry Johnston-Sluka

Solicitor

About Harry Johnston-Sluka

Harry studied History at the University of Sheffield before studying at the University of Law and completing his Graduate Diploma in Law in 2017 and his Masters of Law in Professional Legal Practice (LPC, LLM) in 2018.

During this time, he also volunteered at Brent Community Law Centre.

Harry joined Invicta Law in October 2018 as a Legal Assistant in the Planning & Highways team where he gained valuable experience on s38 and s278 agreements, Deeds of Variation, Parking and Public Path Orders and Stopping Up orders.

He qualified as a Solicitor in April 2021, and now works in the Dispute Resolution and Employment team where he is currently primarily overseeing the recovery of debts due to clients for unpaid care charges charged for under s14 of the Care Act 2014. This involves issuing and progressing claims through the government’s Money Claim Online portal (MCOL) until settlement or judgement and enforcing judgements obtained and settlement agreements reached.

Harry also has conduct of cases in the County Court defending claims brought for discrimination and/or failures to make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010. He is building experience in bringing and defending claims for breach of contract has worked on special educational needs (SEN) tribunal cases and dealt with contentious planning and highways related cases.

In regard to the High Court, Harry has experience defending claims brought for alleged breaches of human rights, defending personal injury claims, and defending Judicial Review claims.

Areas of expertise

  • Planning and Highways
  • Dispute Resolution and Employment
  • Debt Recovery
  • Equality Act 2010
  • SENDIST
Harry is commended by clients for his helpful and responsive approach to legal advice

Harry is commended by clients for his helpful and responsive approach to legal advice

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Client testimonials

“Sarah provides excellent advice, often off the cuff at the end of the phone when urgent matters arise. She is extremely good at explaining the intricacies of planning law in layman’s terms, which is very much appreciated. Sarah is a reliable and conscientious colleague who I do not hesitate to contact for guidance and clarity in often high-pressured situations. She is well respected amongst her peers and colleagues, and officers very much appreciate her knowledge and calming influence.”
Planning & Highways Client
“I am writing in praise of your support. As someone in the firing line of an ultra-aggressive legal team for the first time in my life, this was a traumatic and, at times, upsetting process. You were at my side, dispensing wise and calming counsel throughout. You have been readily available when crises occurred, have been a wonderful listener and, in the end, we reached an outcome that was highly satisfactory for our school and its pupils. I cannot speak highly enough of the way that you handled this case, and I thank you and your firm for the support you gave me. Being a chair of governors, sworn to confidentiality, can be a lonely business! You kept me sane.”
Chair of School Governors
“You’ve been incredibly helpful with this. Thanks for always replying so promptly and for being a star.”
Private Sector Town Planning & Development Consultancy
“The whole team at Invicta Law are really professional, efficient and courteous in their approach to our Development Agreement works. This I find makes my role much easier particularly when this is a specialist subject that I often need to seek their advice with.”
Planning & Highways Client
“The experience has been really top end. Rather than just offering the options, they have given some real solid advice on the best route. It's a good business 'partnering' approach.”
Kent Fire and Rescue Service
“Their employment advice has always proved to be sound. I’ve worked with lots of different lawyers in London boroughs and. I’d also say that Invicta Law is the most solution-focused.”
Kent Fire and Rescue Service

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