Partner, Stephenson Harwood

Haris heads the firm’s commodities practice and over a period of 30 years has dealt with all aspects of shipping and international maritime trade. He has acted for clients ranging from mining companies and oil majors to shipowners and their insurers, state-owned oil companies, independent trading houses, chemical companies, banks and refineries from around the world. He is also a leading expert in the contractual aspects of maritime decarbonisation, acting for NGOs, organisations and companies from across the spectrum of the maritime supply chain. His decarbonisation expertise contributed to his recognition by Lloyd’s List as one of the top ten maritime lawyers of 2023.