Harriet Elizabeth Slater

  • Associate
  • Eharriet.slater@lw.com
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
  • T +44.20.7710.5854


Harriet Slater is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department. Ms. Slater focuses her practice on regulatory investigations, internal investigations, complex commercial litigation, and transaction due diligence including contractual analysis on compliance, corruption, supply chain, sanctions, and bribery issues for international clients.

Ms. Slater also advises companies in different sectors, including healthcare and defense, on the applicability of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, and drafting appropriate compliance policies and procedures. She also defends individuals in prosecutions by the Serious Fraud Office.

Ms. Slater has an active pro bono practice focused on representing individuals in the criminal justice system, as well as supporting rule of law and criminal investigation projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Slater was a trainee solicitor at another leading international law firm, qualifying with seats in private equity, banking, business and securities litigation, and white collar crime.


Ms. Slater’s representative experience includes advising:

  • An American airline in English civil cartel litigation brought by 500+ claimants*
  • A multi-million pound real estate company in bringing litigation based on breach of warranties involving the development of a hotel in the Caribbean*
  • Representing a publically listed investment firm in investigations by the Financial Conduct Authority and Serious Fraud Office*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Thought Leadership

  • UK Guidance on Corporate Cooperation Credit -  August 30, 2019
  • UK SFO Releases Guidance on Corporate Cooperation Credit -  August 09, 2019
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • LPC (Distinction), BPP Law School, London, 2016
  • LLB (Hons), University of Bristol, 2015
  • White Collar Defense & Investigations
  • Litigation & Trial Practice
  • False Claims Act
  • Securities Litigation & Professional Liability
  • Complex Commercial Litigation