Laurence Harris

Partner

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

lharris@cooley.com

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.

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Experience

  • 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 

Education

  • Downing College, Cambridge
    MA, 1990

  • Downing College, Cambridge
    BA, 1987

Memberships

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

Rankings & Accolades

    The Legal 500 UK: Dispute Resolution (2022)

    The Legal 500 UK: Commercial Litigation - Premium (2022)

    The Legal 500 UK: Crime, fraud and licensing (2022)