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