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A reputable firm with a vast global footprint, and an increasingly active presence in the field of business and human rights. The practice is driven by the firm's offices in Washington, Los Angeles, New York and London, with additional support from a variety of teams across the globe, on cross-border matters. The firm offers:,• Expertise in investor-state arbitrations concerning human rights abuses and environmental law violations. ,• Advice to multinational corporates on human rights due diligence, supply chain risk assessment, and compliance with modern slavery legislation. ,• An aptitude for disputes and class actions in relation to alleged violations of consumer protection laws by supply chains. ,• A notable focus on the environmental and human rights implications of mining operations across the world.
A client comments that the team is "extremely pragmatic and always available when needed."
Based in London, Clare Connellan advises corporations and mining companies on human rights due diligence, supply chain risk assessment and compliance with modern slavery legislation. Sources hail Connellan as a "fantastic lawyer," who is "great in this area."
A highly regarded senior associate based in Washington DC, Emily Holland assists corporates, financial institutions and mining companies with human rights due diligence and risk assessments across jurisdictions. Sources consider Holland to be "very much in the cutting edge in this field" and admire her "wide breadth of knowledge."
White & Case LLP
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