Mr. Harris has nearly 20 years of experience as an expert in valuation and quantification of damages.
He has been retained by major law firms and their clients to testify on damages and quantum in international arbitration proceedings in a variety of forums, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, the International Chamber of Commerce, and the Permanent Court of Arbitration. Mr. Harris has particular expertise in the energy industry and regularly acts as an expert in disputes involving natural gas and LNG in long-term contracts both in Europe and Asia. He has also testified in disputes concerning energy infrastructure, including petroleum distribution assets, power stations, and LNG import terminals. Mr. Harris is listed as one of the world’s leading arbitration experts in Who’s Who Legal’s Arbitration Expert Witnesses.
Mr. Harris has consulted on developing tariffs and access arrangements for gas and electricity networks and has authored reports on the cost of capital for gas, electricity, water distribution, and telecommunications networks. He is a coauthor of a major textbook on the cost of capital in regulated industries.
Mr. Harris is a regular speaker at gas and electricity conferences, and he lectures at the Florence School of Regulation. Prior to joining The Brattle Group in 2002, Mr. Harris worked for Shell’s upstream oil and gas business in the Netherlands for five years in a variety of roles, including the development of economic models for new oil and gas field developments.
Affidavit on behalf of Shannon Limited and Shannon LNG Energy Limited before the High Court of Judicial Review, Record No. 2012/760