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An international firm increasingly committed to providing human rights business counsel on major transactions. Driven by the London office, accompanied by a team of specialist advisers across its global network, the firm offers:,• Expertise on the intersection of environmental law and human rights for business. ,• Advice to lenders on the environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) impacts of large project financings.,`• Assistance to multinational corporations and major tech companies in relation to human rights due diligence and supply chain management.,• Experience in coordinating with leading global human rights NGOs.
A client highlights the firm's "good worldwide coverage," and praises its coordination between UK and US offices. The interviewee also notes that the lawyers are "extremely helpful in providing corporate governance advice."
Vanessa Havard-Williams advises corporates and financial institutions across various sectors on compliance with the UK Modern Slavery Act. The London-based lawyer also assists multinationals with human rights issues in relation to their activity in high-risk jurisdictions.