The Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission: what’s to come?
Nick De Mulder
While the HRA has had a clear impact on public bodies and case law, it hasn’t yet had the same effect on corporate conduct."
The landscape is likely to change following the introduction of the UN guiding principles on business and human rights – there are various initiatives attempting to enshrine them in UK law."
A mandatory ‘due diligence’ law has been mooted, which would require corporations to monitor supply chains for human rights abuses."
Sophie Kemp is an experienced public lawyer, advising on major public inquiries, judicial review, and modern slavery and human rights. Sophie acts for individuals, charities, companies and regulatory bodies in judicial review litigation.
She has considerable investigative and public inquiry experience representing individuals, institutions, charities, public figures and senior professionals in major public inquiries, inquests, IOPC investigations, and before Select Committees.
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