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DLA Piper LLP

Business & Human Rights Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Global Market LeadersGlobal 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

DLA Piper LLP

Business & Human Rights Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Global Market LeadersGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

A growing practice in the field of business and human rights law, housing a dedicated team which is notably active advising on UK and Australian matters. The firm offers:  ,• Comprehensive advisory services to multinational corporations and public sector clients.,• A focus on human rights reporting and supply chain matters, employment issues, and compliance with modern slavery legislation.,• Experience representing large corporations in litigation concerning human rights violations in developing countries.,• A commitment to representing NGOs, charities and knowledge institutes on advisory and research projects.

Strengths

A source praises the "high-quality, technically gifted and creative" lawyers for their "excellent service."

Another interviewee reports: "It is very clear they have strength in depth: people in departments who understand how these concepts affect risk."

Notable practitioners

Highly rated associate Daniel D'Ambrosio advises corporations on human rights due diligence, risk assessment, and supply chain management. The London-based lawyer also represents companies in proceedings concerning alleged violations of the OECD guidelines. An impressed source praises the "generous and bright" D'Ambrosio for his "very deep understanding of the field," further enthusing: "He is a special character: incredible knowledge, incredibly bright and also an extremely personable and delightful person to work with."

Sarah Ellington defends corporations against civil claims concerning the alleged human rights abuses of their subsidiaries in developing countries. She is also highlighted for her pioneering mediation expertise in the field of business and human rights. The London-based practitioner is described as a "very skilful litigator" and "a forward-looking lawyer" by sources.

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Business & Human Rights Law Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Global Market Leaders

Business & Human Rights Law


Daniel D'Ambrosio
Star Associates
Sarah Ellington
Band 3