Laurence Harris


Protecting my clients; arguing their position passionately, and achieving the best commercial result I can is what I come to work to do.

+44 (0) 20 7556 4445

Laurence Harris acts for public and private companies, governments, public sector bodies and individuals in complex commercial, public law, fraud and asset tracing disputes. He has extensive experience of both English High Court and international arbitration proceedings under ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and ad hoc rules. Laurence has had wide involvement in cross-border disputes, frequently involving fraud and asset tracing. He has focused for some years in risk management issues.

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  • Bavarian Nordic Acquires Two Commercial Vaccines from GlaxoSmithKline for €796 Million 

  • Acting for Governments on major asset recovery programmes, including bringing cases to recover substantial damages, land and other assets around the world 

Laurence Harris combines a 'relaxed style with terrier-like determination.' – Chambers UK, 2012

  • Downing College, Cambridge
    MA, 1990

  • Downing College, Cambridge
    BA, 1987


  • The Access to Justice Foundation - Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers UK: Litigation

    Legal 500 UK: Commercial Litigation and Fraud – Civil Work


+44 (0) 20 7556 4445 office
+44 (0) 20 7785 9355 fax

69 Old Broad Street
London, UK EC2M 1QS