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Joanna Harris is a Senior Associate in the Special Matters and Government Investigations practice in King & Spalding’s London office. She advises on sensitive investigations, compliance matters and related litigation. She is recognised in the Legal 500 UK for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime and has been ranked a “Rising Star” in the 2022 edition.

Joanna regularly conducts internal investigations and compliance reviews and advises on criminal and regulatory investigations. She specialises in anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions and fraud. She acts for clients across a range of sectors including fintech, financial services, infrastructure, energy, construction and engineering. Joanna was previously seconded to the Serious Fraud Office and to the anti-financial crime team of a global investment bank.

Clients describe Joanna as “reassuring, completely unflappable and able to see all the angles” (Legal 500 UK 2021) and “extremely capable” and having “a great way with clients” (Legal 500 UK 2022).

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Credentials

G.D.L., BPP Law School, UK, distinction

Legal Practice Certificate, College of Law, London, UK, distinction

England and Wales

Law Society of England & Wales (Admitted 3/2012; Reg # 481156)

Rising Star for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime


Legal 500 UK, 2022

Recommended for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime


Legal 500 UK, 2021

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Recognition

Rising Star for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime


Legal 500 UK, 2022

Recommended for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime


Legal 500 UK, 2021

Credentials

G.D.L., BPP Law School, UK, distinction

Legal Practice Certificate, College of Law, London, UK, distinction

England and Wales

Law Society of England & Wales (Admitted 3/2012; Reg # 481156)

Rising Star for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime


Legal 500 UK, 2022

Recommended for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime


Legal 500 UK, 2021

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Recognition

Rising Star for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime


Legal 500 UK, 2022

Recommended for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime


Legal 500 UK, 2021