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White & Case LLP

Business & Human Rights Law

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What the team is known for

A reputable law 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 law 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.

Strengths

A client singles out White & Case's "outstanding commitment to pro bono work."

Another client endorses the firm's "international presence and ability to make connections across practice areas to provide innovative insights."

Notable practitioners

Based in London, Clare Connellan acts for corporations, financial institutions and mining companies on human rights due diligence, supply chain risk assessment and compliance with modern slavery legislation. She is highlighted for incorporating her arbitration expertise into this space, with one interviewee noting: "Clare has incredible experience and really brings a lot of insight into alternative dispute resolution and how it relates to business and human rights."

Hailed as an "excellent lawyer"and a "future leader in this space"by sources, Emily Holland advises corporations, financial institutions and mining companies on human rights due diligence and risk assessments across jurisdictions. Operating out of Washington, DC, Holland also assists a broad range of clients on modern slavery reporting.

Jacquelyn MacLennan advises clients across a range of sectors on human rights due diligence and risk assessment, modern slavery reporting requirements and ESG compliance. Sources reveal: "She is definitely someone who can do anything in the field relating to business and human rights."

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Business & Human Rights Law

White & Case LLP

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Location

1221 Avenue of the Americas

New York

New York

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NY 10020

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Business & Human Rights Law


Clare Connellan
Band 3
Emily Holland
Star Associates
Jacquelyn F MacLennan
Band 3