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A Clifford Chance future trainee picks out the key commercial awareness points from our ESG event

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Will Holmes hears from three of the magic circle firm’s lawyers and the global director of inclusion

Future Clifford Chance trainee solicitor Will Holmes

At Legal Cheek’s recent student event, three lawyers and the global director of inclusion at Clifford Chance considered the latest developments surrounding environmental, social and governance (ESG), and what the future might hold.

The panel talked about the growing importance of ESG, the developing regulatory framework in the area and the role law firms can have in furthering ESG objectives.

The speakers

Clare Burgess, partner in the global financial markets team
Anna Kirkpatrick, senior associate in the litigation & dispute resolution team
Anneke Theelen, senior associate in the real estate team
Tiernan Brady, global director of inclusion

In this video review, future Clifford Chance trainee and Legal Cheek contributor Will Holmes picks out the key commercial awareness points and shares his experience of attending the event alongside almost 1,000 other students.


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The application deadline for Clifford Chance’s 2023 Training Contract is 25 November 2021

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