Legal Q3 2023 Director's Award Winner - Harry Charalambous
HARRY CHARALAMBOUS >
Senior SolicitorWed 17 January 2024
Congratulations to Harry Charalambous for winning our Q3 Legal Directors Award.
Harry Charalambous, Solicitor in our Crime & Extradition department and based in our Westminster office has recently won our Q3 Legal Director’s Award.
Harry's journey into law began with the study of A Level Law in college, sparking a passion for the law and achieving justice. His role involves managing a substantial criminal caseload, navigating the complexities of police stations and courtrooms, all while ensuring immaculate client care and adherence to administrative procedures.
What sets Harry apart is not just his legal expertise, but his proactive approach to achieving results. He takes pride in affecting positive outcomes and for Harry, success is about making a tangible difference in his client’s lives.
With 28 years of experience under his belt, Harry handles challenging situations and high-pressure moments with remarkable poise. He is able to handle these situations through organisation, effective time management, and the wisdom he has gained from decades of navigating similar situations.
While hard work and determination are keys to success, Harry emphasises the importance of balance. Balancing professional ambitions with family life is a crucial aspect to his success.
Q: If you were to write a book or create a documentary about your career journey, what would the title be, and what would it focus on?
A: The title would undoubtedly be 'Perseverance.' The story would focus on the resilience required to weather setbacks and failures, emphasising that success hinges on how to deal with challenges while appreciating the achievements.
The Director’s Award
Harry was nominated for the Legal Director’s Award following several outstanding reviews. He was described as ‘absolutely amazing, clearly experienced’ and was commended for his ability to reduce his client’s anxiety during some of the most difficult times of their life.
The announcement of Harry as the Q3 Legal Director Award winner was met with immense pride. The recognition from Taylor Rose MW is a testament to his hard work and dedication, validating the impact of his efforts.
Among the firm's core values, commitment resonates most with Harry. He actively works towards the goals of Taylor Rose MW while upholding values of integrity, innovation, and aspiration.
For those aspiring to excel in their legal careers, Harry's advice is straightforward: work hard, stay determined, and follow your passion. A consistent plan, coupled with the ability to listen and learn from advice along the way, is the roadmap to success.
Outside of work
Q: What are your personal hobbies or interest outside of work?
A: Harry enjoys watching Arsenal and pursing his interest in bodybuilding.
Q: Could you provide some insight into the ways you’ve found to maintain a healthy work-life balance?
A: Harry’s approach involves dedicated effort during office hours and a conscious switch-off when at home. Weekends are sacred for rejuvenation, striking the right equilibrium between work and life.
Q: Do you have any guilty pleasures?
A: Harry reveals his guilty pleasures – a fondness for whiskey and an indulgence in the sweet delight of cheesecake.
Harry Charalambous stands as a testament to the enduring power of perseverance in the pursuit of justice. His journey, marked by dedication, proactive engagement, and an unwavering commitment to values, serves as an inspiration for aspiring legal professionals navigating their own paths in the complex world of law.