David Harrison is “exceptionally able, with a thorough grasp of both strategy and detail”.
Legal 500 2012
David Harrison is a partner in the London office. He co-leads the European Antitrust and Competition team and is one of the group leaders of the global Antitrust practice. He has practised competition law for over 27 years in London and Brussels, and has advised numerous major global corporations in a wide range of sectors.
He has represented parties to some of the largest global cartel investigations of recent years, including the European Commission’s investigations concerning automotive parts, foreign exchange and freight forwarding, as well as various national investigations within the European Union and other jurisdictions worldwide.
His merger control experience includes advising on many high profile cases, obtaining clearance of numerous transactions under the EU Merger Regulation and UK merger control rules, and co-ordinating complex multi-jurisdictional cases.
David also advises on abuse of dominance, complaints, compliance and litigation at EU and national level, and on the application of the competition rules in regulated sectors. He has extensive State aid experience, including in relation to major infrastructure and public sector projects, and has advised on a wide range of other aspects of EU law.
Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2015, David established and headed for ten years the EU and Competition practice of another international law firm, based in London. He worked in Brussels from 1996-2005 with another global law firm, as a partner from 1998-2005.We have become aware that David Harrison’s name is being used in a fraud either online, by email or through instant message or Skype. These communications have nothing to do with David Harrison, Mayer Brown International LLP or any other Mayer Brown practice or entity.