Allen & Overy LLP

Civil Liberties & Human Rights Department

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What the team is known for Noteworthy firm with a significant human rights practice spanning litigation and compliance across several markets. Actively assists clients from the natural resources, finance and retail sectors.

Strengths Commentators acknowledge the firm's strengthening presence, and one source describes the team as "talented and knowledgeable."

Work highlights Assisted Millicom with the development of its human rights programme and standards, particularly in relation to the UK's Modern Slavery Act.

Notable practitioners

"Excellent" practitioner Suzanne Spears wins plaudits for her "diverse background in this area" and for being "very energetic." She maintains a strong reputation for her experience handling modern slavery, grievance mechanism and arbitration matters. Based in London, she is global co-head of the firm's business and human rights practice.