Graham Harris’ practice focuses on maritime, international trade and insurance fields. He has extensive experience in international arbitration under many different regimes in London and regularly deals with international conflicts of law, worldwide asset attachment and enforcement.
His experience in the shipping industry ranges from handling issues arising under charterparties and bills of lading to groundings, fires and cargo claims. He also advises on marine and non-marine insurance disputes, as well as ship sale and purchase, and building disputes. Graham has acted in many cases in the English courts, and has been heavily involved in leading cases in the United States and South Africa. He is a recognised expert in his field and a regular lecturer on maritime issues.
Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Graham led the shipping practice of a major international firm specializing in maritime, trade and finance law.
He obtained a First Class Honours Degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University and qualified as a Solicitor of the Senior Court in 1981.