Reporting and governance

We offer ESG reporting and governance services that help you meet the changing demands and expectations of investors, regulators, and society.

Our team of experts can offer you many benefits, such as:

  • Understanding the ever-evolving landscape of corporate ESG reporting regulations to help you comply with your reporting obligations.
  • Reducing and managing bribery and corruption risks by creating and implementing anti-bribery policies and procedures and providing training and awareness.
  • Auditing your ESG programme to help you identify gaps. We can give you a report and work with you to improve your policies and contracts.
  • Guiding you through the B Corp certification process. We can help you with the application and the steps you need to take.
  • Exploring alternative structures for your business, such as Community Interest Companies and Charities.
  • Undertaking a legal review of your non-financial report to help you avoid greenwashing which can expose you to legal risk and harm your reputation.

Including ESG factors in due diligence and M&A. We can help you assess, negotiate, and integrate ESG aspects.

Our lawyers

Our multi-disciplinary team provides you with holistic advice that goes beyond the policies, helping you make sense of ESG risk, and working with you to consider ESG throughout all your business dealings. 

Our experience

We help our clients navigate the complex and evolving legal landscape of ESG issues, helping them achieve their ESG goals. Here are some recent examples:

  • Advising a global company on their ESG disclosure obligations
  • Undertaking an ESG audit for an international professional membership body
  • Assessing the legal accuracy of sustainability reports
  • Advising on B-Corp certification

Our clients

  • Multinational pharmaceutical company
  • A global professional institution
  • Space Doctors Limited
  • A global commodities company

Legal resources you may find useful

  • ESG blog - brings you regular updates on the latest legal ESG issues and how they impact organisations, our people, our clients and the wider communities that we work with.
  • Talking ESG podcast

Key contacts

  • Neil Pearson

    Head of ESG and Social Value

    Neil Pearson

    Head of ESG and Social Value

    • +(44)(0)12456 8460
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  • Judith Houston

    Senior Associate

    Judith Houston

    Senior Associate

    • +(44)(0)20 7648 5256
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