Protecting my clients; arguing their position passionately, and achieving the best commercial result I can is what I come to work to do.
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Laurence Harris is vice chair of Cooley's litigation department. He 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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Acting for Governments on major asset recovery programmes, including bringing cases to recover substantial damages, land and other assets around the world
International Commercial Arbitration
Public International Law
Travelling to interesting places
Laurence Harris combines a 'relaxed style with terrier-like determination.'
Downing College, CambridgeMA, 1990
Downing College, CambridgeBA, 1987
Privy Council Dismisses Appeal Against Turks & Caicos Civil Recovery Claim
March 30, 2017
What US GCs Should Know About Evidence in English Litigation
September 21, 2016
The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016
September 20, 2016
The Access to Justice Foundation
Chambers UK: Litigation
Legal 500 UK: Commercial Litigation and Fraud – Civil Work
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