Joel Harrison is a partner in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and a member of the firm’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Innovation and Technology Transactions Practice Groups.
Mr. Harrison advises on everything technology-related, including transactions, disputes and renegotiations, as well as regulatory issues. He also specialises in data protection and cybersecurity, advising on the full range of regulatory, transactional and contentious matters. Mr. Harrison’s clients include some of the world’s leading corporations and financial institutions.
Mr. Harrison advises clients on a wide range of technology projects, including outsourcing, cloud computing, software development and licensing and system integration agreements, as well as collaborations and strategic alliances in the technology sector. He has also represented clients in major disputes and renegotiations on technology projects, and regularly advises on a wide variety of issues in technology regulation and policy development.
Mr. Harrison also advises clients on data protection matters, including data protection and ePrivacy issues in the development of new products and services and international data transfers, as well as data protection disputes and regulatory proceedings. He regularly advises on cybersecurity issues, and has represented clients in a wide range of sectors (including financial services, technology and pharmaceuticals) on incident preparedness and response.
He is listed as a leading individual for both Information Technology and Outsourcing in Chambers & Partners and as a leading individual for Information Technology in Legal 500.
University of Cambridge - 2004 Master of Arts
Nottingham Trent University - 2001 Legal Practice Course
University of Cambridge - 2000 Bachelor of Arts
England & Wales - Solicitor