David Harris

Co-Head of the Contentious Financial Services Group, London
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

United Kingdom
T :+44 20 7444 5977
United Kingdom
T :+44 20 7444 5977


David Harris is a dispute resolution lawyer based in London, where he is co-head of the contentious financial services group. He focuses on transnational regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, and litigation.

David has extensive experience of representing financial institutions, corporates and senior executives on 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 FCA, PRA, 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 on regulatory compliance, investigations and enforcement arising out of economic sanctions and export controls.

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

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

Next generation partner, Regulatory investigations and corporate crime, The Legal 500, 2021

Leading individual, Financial services: Contentious, The Legal 500, 2021

"exceptionally talented"
"provides superb advice"

Regulatory and investigations team of the year, British Legal Awards, 2018