IBA’s Practical Guide on Business and Human Rights

BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Launch of the IBA’s Practical Guide on Business and Human Rights for Business Lawyers and the Reference Annex to the Practical Guide

An evolving role – lawyers, legal practice and integrating the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Tuesday 1 November 2016, 6.30pm  Berwin Leighton Paisner, Adelaide House, London Bridge, EC4R 9HA

This event is FREE to attend. However, registration is essential as space is limited.


ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION: 6.30pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: 7 – 7.20pm

  • Robert Bourns President, Law Society of England and Wales

PANEL: 7.20–8pm

  • John F Sherman III Chair of the IBA Business and Human Rights Working Group; Shift, Boston (Moderator)
  • Nicole Bigby Member of the IBA Business and Human Rights Working Group; Berwin Leighton Paisner, London
  • Richard Moorhead Professor of Law and Professional Ethics, University College London (UCL), London
  • Robert McCorquodale Director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London
  • Moira Oliver Head of Policy & Chief Counsel, Human/Digital Rights, British Telecommunications, London

Q&A: 8.10–8.30pm

CLOSING REMARKS: 8.30–8.40pm

  • Rocio Paniagua Senior Legal Advisor, International Bar Association, London

DRINKS AND CANAPES: 8.40pm


This event is FREE to attend. However, registration is essential as space is limited.
For further information about business and human rights for the legal profession visit the IBA website