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Top-tier business and human rights team based in London, widely recognised for its global influence and depth of service. The firm offers: ,• Expertise on the development and implementation of the UN's Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP).,• A service for public and private sector clients from various industries, most notably the energy sector. ,• Advice on a broad spectrum of mandates including risk assessment and management due diligence and compliance with modern slavery legislation. ,• Experience in handling disputes for major companies operating in politically volatile states.
A client enthuses:"The firm excels in business and human rights, an area in which it has long been one of the pioneers. Having such an extensive experience of the sector, they are able to grasp its complexity unlike any other firms."
Another client maintains that the lawyers"are outstanding in this space."
Others hail the"fabulous team" for its efforts "to make this field understandable to corporate clients."
London-based Anna Kirkpatrick assists multinational clients with human rights-related policy, compliance, and risk management issues. She also undertakes pro-bono corporate governance work, notably concerning the upholding of human rights in sport. A client describes Kirkpatrick as "excellent," further noting: "She has a very sound understanding, is deeply involved in the efforts for BHR issues and is a very strong voice in that process."
Hailed as "top expert in the field"and "a household name" by sources, Rae Lindsay boasts a formidable reputation in the business and human rights space. She advises multinational corporations, across a variety of jurisdictions and sectors, on the implementation of human rights due diligence and compliance with modern slavery legislation. The London-based lawyer also assists international companies with the human rights aspects of development projects overseas.