Max Harris

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Max Harris is a partner in the London office of Kirkland’s Technology and Intellectual Property Transactions Practice Group. Max supports clients on the intellectual property, technology and data elements of corporate transactions and other commercial agreements.

Max has a keen interest in emerging technologies including blockchain, artificial intelligence and smart tech. Max was Chair of the Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society of England and Wales in 2015, representing its 70,000 members, from LPC students to qualified solicitors with up to 5 years post qualification experience.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Max spent time at five in-house legal departments, all on a secondment basis, in the security, consultancy, telecommunications, finance and cloud computing industries.


Thought Leadership


Shenzhen Carku v NOCO - Patent Infringement Allegation Made Via Template Online Complaint Process Ruled as an Unjustified Threat”, John Patten, Max Harris and Art Sett, Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, Volume 29, Issue 1, January 2023.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • College of LawLegal Practice Coursewith Distinction2012
  • King's College LondonLL.B., LawFirst Class Honours2011