David Harris

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 5977
David Harris

David Harris



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, civil proceedings and criminal prosecutions. He advises clients across a range of sectors, with a focus on financial services, banking and energy.

David has represented clients in the context of civil, criminal and regulatory investigations and proceedings involving a range of regulators including the UK FCA, SFO, HMRC, the NCA and OFSI, and advising clients facing parallel investigations and proceedings before regulators in the United States, including the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. David also advises clients on a broad range of financial crime issues, including fraud, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption, and has handled investigations related to cybersecurity. He is a leading member of our International Trade and Sanctions practice, advising clients in regulatory compliance, investigations and enforcement arising out of EU and UK economic sanctions and export controls.

In commercial and corporate litigation, he has extensive experience of complex and high-value matters at all levels in the English Courts, often with a cross-border element.

Legal 500 UK 2019 recognises David as a 'Next Generation Lawyer' in Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime. The directory states that David is noted for his "mastery of the detail of all aspects of his cases".

David also co-led the Norton Rose Fulbright team which was awarded Regulatory and Investigations Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2018 and Investigations Team of the Year at the 2018 annual Transatlantic Legal Awards.

Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in Australia
  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
  • Solicitor, qualified in Ireland