Business & Human Rights

Business & Human Rights

Business & Human Rights

Multinational businesses face growing risks in relation to human rights and ESG issues in their operations and value chains. King & Spalding’s Business and Human Rights Practice works proactively with clients to identify and address these issues, thereby mitigating risk and boosting stakeholder confidence. We advise businesses on their compliance with evolving regulatory requirements, and we represent companies and their directors in human rights and ESG-related disputes, wherever they arise. 

We have a strong track record advising and representing corporations on all aspects of their business, social and human rights risks and responsibilities. With a broad international footprint comprising 23 offices, we have market-leading expertise in all fields relevant to this specialized practice area, including international human rights law, international arbitration, international trade law, international employment law, environmental law, and government advocacy and public policy.

The geographic reach and diverse backgrounds of our lawyers ensure expertise in advising clients with international, regional and national business and human rights issues. We offer world-class representation in advisory services, investigations, and international dispute resolution in a wide range of relevant fora, along with a full range of services in matters involving human rights, environmental, health & safety, global human capital and compliance, and ESG issues. (See also our GHCC and ESG web pages.)

For further details, please see our Business & Human Rights brochure.

Ranked as a leading practice in over 65 areas of law


CHAMBERS GLOBAL

Band 1: International Arbitration


CHAMBERS GLOBAL, USA, UK, LATIN AMERICA, ASIA-PACIFIC

Band 1: Environment International, Trade/WTO, Energy Litigation


LEGAL 500 FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, UNITED STATES

“Top-choice for international disputes”


CHAMBERS GLOBAL

“Longstanding experience with sensitive issues linked to pollution claims and industrial site remediation work”


LEGAL 500 EMEA

“Fully adept at oil and gas cases including environmental contamination cases, climate change disputes”


LEGAL 500 UNITED STATES

“Well equipped to handle high-exposure environmental litigation and arbitration across the country”


LEGAL 500 UNITED STATES

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Ranked as a leading practice in over 65 areas of law


CHAMBERS GLOBAL

Band 1: International Arbitration


CHAMBERS GLOBAL, USA, UK, LATIN AMERICA, ASIA-PACIFIC

Band 1: Environment International, Trade/WTO, Energy Litigation


LEGAL 500 FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, UNITED STATES

“Top-choice for international disputes”


CHAMBERS GLOBAL

“Longstanding experience with sensitive issues linked to pollution claims and industrial site remediation work”


LEGAL 500 EMEA

“Fully adept at oil and gas cases including environmental contamination cases, climate change disputes”


LEGAL 500 UNITED STATES

“Well equipped to handle high-exposure environmental litigation and arbitration across the country”


LEGAL 500 UNITED STATES

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