A globally integrated firm with a significant human rights practice spanning litigation and compliance across several markets. The practice is spearheaded by the London office and bolstered by active teams in Paris, New York and Amsterdam. The firm offers:,• Experience representing multinational corporations in civil claims pertaining to human rights violations. ,• Expertise in advising major financial institutions on the human rights implications of project finance transactions across the globe. ,• Advice to international corporates on human rights due diligence, and obligations set by modern slavery legislation. ,• Ongoing counsel to large retailers in relation to the development of supply chain regulation.
Suzanne Spears advises multinational corporations on civil claims concerning alleged human rights violations in developing countries. The London-based lawyer also advises corporates and financial institutions on human rights due diligence and compliance with the UNGP. A source commends her "strong expertise," adding: "She is particularly good at maintaining clarity of the legal issues in the face of quite difficult corporate responses."