David Harris is a dispute resolution lawyer based in London. He focuses on transnational regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, and litigation.
David has extensive experience representing corporate entities, senior executives and employees in connection with cross-border internal investigations, regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, criminal prosecutions, and civil proceedings. He advises clients across a range of sectors, with a focus on financial services, banking and energy.
Recent experience includes representing clients in the context of civil and criminal law investigations and proceedings before a range of regulators including the UK Financial Conduct Authority and HM Revenue & Customs, and advising clients facing parallel investigations and proceedings before the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. David advises clients on a broad range of financial crime issues, including fraud, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption. He is a leading member of our International Trade and Sanctions practice, advising clients in regulatory compliance, cross-border investigations and enforcement proceedings arising out of EU and UK economic sanctions, and export and trade controls.
David has represented clients in complex and high-value civil litigation involving multiple jurisdictions, including recently acting for major European financial institutions in English High Court proceedings arising from investments in complex derivatives linked to the U.S. sub-prime lending markets.
David is qualified as a lawyer in England and Wales, and in Australia.
Following the UK Government’s consultation earlier this year on the future legal framework for imposing and implementing sanctions post-Brexit (the Consultation), the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill (the Bill) was recently introduced to the House of Lords on 18 October 2017..
November 06, 2017
The Criminal Finances Bill received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017..
May 19, 2017
In a remarkable move, following over five years of investigations and proceedings in the United States and Europe, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) have dismissed all criminal charges and civil claims against our client, Javier Martin-Artajo, a former senior executive at JP Morgan..
August 31, 2017
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has today announced a total of 51 partner promotions worldwide. .
April 24, 2015