Originally from Devon, Harriet graduated from the University of Plymouth with a First Class LLB. She was awarded the Oxford University Press Law Prize for her Dissertation: Would Earth Law change the face of Environmental Law in England? After graduating she took up a Legal Research Assistant role for the University with a focus on Marine Law.
Harriet undertook the Bar Practice Course (BPC) and a Masters in Law at the University of Law London where she attained Very Competent in the BPC. She was awarded an Exhibition Scholarship from The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.