Natasha Harrison

Partner
London

t: + 44 207 614 0951
f: + 44 207 614 0999

nharrison@bsfllp.com


Areas of Practice

Litigation

Global Investigations and White Collar Defense

International Arbitration

Reorganization / Work-outs

Securities Litigation


Education

Inns of Court School of Law, Bar Vocational Course, 1996

College of Law, London, Common Professional Examination, 1995

Durham University, B.A., Honours, Modern History, 1994


Admissions

Bar of England & Wales

Solicitor of England & Wales

Natasha Harrison is the Managing Partner of the London Office Managing Partner of Boies, Schiller & Flexner (UK) LLP, and an experienced English barrister and solicitor.

Ms. Harrison acts on behalf hedge funds, investment banks, corporations and governments in high-stakes international litigation and arbitration.  She has extensive experience in all types of finance and business disputes, including distressed debt investments, investments in special situations and emerging markets, sovereign debt investments, securitisations and complex finance arrangements. and has litigated many of the most important investor disputes of the last decade.  Ms. Harrison is regularly retained on behalf of clients to provide strategic litigation advice and to lead and coordinate large international commercial disputes.

Ms. Harrison is recognised as a leading banking litigator by Legal 500 and Chambers UK; by Super Lawyers, Who’s Who and Lawdragon as a leading commercial litigator.  She won Best in Litigation at the Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards (2015), was named one of Financial News’s “Rising Stars of Legal Services” in 2013 and The Lawyer’s “Hot 100 2011” for banking litigation. Ms. Harrison has been described as “incredibly commercial for a litigator,” with an “unparalleled ability” to turn a client’s thoughts into a “cogent argument.”

Representative Matters include:

Financial Institutions Litigation

Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

Insolvency/ Chapter 11

Bilateral Investment Treaty Claims and Litigation Funding

Selected Professional Awards and Associations

Winner: Best in Litigation, Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards (2015)

Super Lawyer, Commercial Litigation, London (2015)

Lawdragon, Commercial Litigation (2015)

Who's Who, Commercial Litigation (2015)

Financial News, 40 under 40: The rising stars of legal services (2013)

The Lawyer, Hot 100 (2011)

Chambers UK, leading lawyer in Banking Litigation

Legal 500, leading individual in Banking Litigation

Publications

Article, Hedge Funds and Litigation: A Brave New World, Capital Markets Law Journal (2015)

Complex Business and Financial Institutions Litigation: Strategies for a Successful Litigator, Litigation Client Strategies for the UK, Aspatore Books (2008)

Article, Bear Sterns Bank plc v Forum Global Equity Limited [2007] EMHC 1576 (Comm), Journal of Bankruptcy Law (2007)

Article, IFE v Goldman Sachs [2007] EWCA Civ 811, Journal of Payment Systems Law (2007)

Related News

Three Boies, Schiller & Flexner lawyers win Europe "Women in Business Law" awards (June 19, 2015)

Boies, Schiller & Flexner obtains judgment for holders of FCC notes (April 16, 2015)

Hedge Funds and Litigation: A Brave New World (Capital Markets Law Journal)

BSF Attorneys Recognized as Top Lawyers in 2014 London Super Lawyers Magazine (2014 London Super Lawyers)

International Arbitration Lawyer Wendy Miles to Join Boies, Schiller & Flexner in London (September 4, 2014)

Seminars and Speaking Engagements

Panel, Leadership in Times of Change, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leadership seminar (2012)

Moderator, Bondholder Disputes and Sovereign Immunity: Defaults and Arising Litigation, IBC Global Financial Institutions Litigation Conference, London (2011)

Financial Institutions Litigation Conference, London (2011)

When the Dialogue Fails: Strategies for Distressed Investors, IIR's Annual Investing in Distressed Debt Conference, London (2008)