Jonathan Harris

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Professor Jonathan Harris

Senior Research Fellow


Jonathan is Senior Research Fellow Harris Manchester College, Oxford and Jesus College, Oxford; he also holds the position of Professor of International Commercial Law at King’s College, London on a part-time basis. He has previously been Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore and a Visiting Professorial Fellow at the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Outside of academia, Professor Jonathan Harris QC (Hon.) practices in all core areas of commercial and chancery litigation. He has a pre-eminent reputation in the field of private international law and specialises in cross-border disputes (particularly disputes raising issues of jurisdiction, arbitration, anti-suit injunctions, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and choice of law- both under the European legislation and the common law rules). He also specialises in offshore litigation. He has also drafted firewall and asset protection legislation for a number of offshore jurisdictions (including BVI and Gibraltar).