Suzanne Spears ranked in the Chambers Global Guide 2024

We are delighted to announce that Founder & Principal Suzanne Spears has again been ranked in the Chambers Global Guide 2024 for Business & Human Rights Law.

The guide praised Suzanne’s ability “to leverage her extensive experience in international disputes to bring clarity, certainty and strategy”, with one source commenting that “she has fantastic legal nous and an amiable approach that means working with her is a delight!”

A further source commented that “Suzanne is extremely highly regarded and very impressive.”

View Suzanne’s profile in the Chambers Global Guide 2024, here.

Suzanne Spears recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2024

We are pleased to share that Founder and Principal Suzanne Spears has been recognised as a Recommended Lawyer in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2024.

Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2024 is the product of months of research by Who’s Who Legal and Global Arbitration Review, and identifies top experts in resolving complex international disputes. The rankings are based on feedback from peers and clients, and celebrate leading arbitration lawyers across 96 countries.

Click here to learn more about the rankings.

Paxus LLP recognised in The Legal 500 Green Guide: United Kingdom 2024

We are delighted to announce that Paxus LLP has been recognised as a recommended firm in The Legal 500 Green Guide: United Kingdom 2024.

The Green Guide celebrates the key firms engaging with sustainability within the UK, emphasising the role of lawyers in the green transition. The inclusion of Paxus in the Green Guide also acknowledges the importance of addressing the climate crisis from a human rights angle. The Guide lauds our “comprehensive approach to ESG” and assistance to clients with integrating related principles into the core of their operations.

This achievement represents the firm’s ambition and legal expertise as it enters its second year of operation.

Click here to view the full rankings.

Suzanne Spears ranked in the Chambers UK Guide 2024

We are delighted to announce that Founder & Principal Suzanne Spears has again been recognised for Public International Law in the Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2024.

The guide described Suzanne as “very pragmatic and lovely to work with” and “brilliant on business and human rights matters”, with one source commenting “she has a really good ear for what the client needs and understands this on the personal level. She also has strong technical skills.”

A further source commented “Suzanne was able to leverage her extensive experience in international disputes to bring clarity, certainty and strategy. She has fantastic legal nous and an amiable approach.”

View Suzanne’s profile in the Chambers UK Guide 2024, here.

Suzanne Spears features on The Fountain Court Podcast

Founder & Principal Suzanne Spears has featured on the latest episode of The Fountain Court Podcast – ESG Risks and Disputes.

Hosted by Jacob Turner of Fountain Court Chambers, Suzanne was joined by Richard Lissack KC of Fountain Court and Peter Wickham of Slaughter and May.

The podcast analyses key ESG related litigation and regulatory risks facing business, focusing on ESG related shareholders’ suits, mass transnational tort claims and allegations of greenwashing, and provides practical advice for organisations to protect themselves from ESG risks.

Fountain Court Chambers · Season 3: Episode 8 – ESG Risks and Disputes

Paxus LLP and Founder & Principal Suzanne Spears ranked in The Legal 500’s 2024 UK Guide

We are delighted to announce that Paxus LLP and Founder & Principal Suzanne Spears have been ranked in The Legal 500’s 2024 UK Guide.

The firm has been ranked as a ‘Firm to Watch’, and Suzanne as a ‘Leading Individual’, for Public International Law.

This is important recognition of Paxus’ strengths, capabilities and opportunities during its first year of operations.

Click here to view the full rankings.

Suzanne Spears named in Business Today’s Top 10 Global Leaders in Business & Human Rights Law in 2023

We are pleased to share that Founder and Principal Suzanne Spears has been included in Business Today’s Top 10 Global Leaders in Business & Human Rights Law in 2023.

The list highlights lawyers for their outstanding contributions to the field of business and human rights law, especially those who have demonstrated the ability to advocate for the rights of both individuals and businesses.

It describes Suzanne as “renowned for her work with parent companies regarding the potential liability of their cross-border subsidiaries.”

Read the full list here.

Suzanne Spears recognised in the 2023 Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Litigators guide

We are delighted to announce that Founder and Principal Suzanne Spears has been recognised in the 2023 Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Litigators guide.

The guide celebrates litigators and arbitrators at the pinnacle of dispute resolution globally, in particular those who specialise in international arbitration focusing on energy, construction, finance, human rights and technology.

Those honoured are standouts in public international litigation and represent clients across numerous arbitral forums worldwide.

Find out more about the guide here.

Suzanne Spears to chair a panel at the 2023 Annual Human Rights Due Diligence Forum

Founder & Principal Suzanne Spears will be chairing a panel on The implications of mHREDD laws for the financial sector, at the Human Rights Due Diligence Forum, which will take place at the British Institute Of International & Comparative Law in London on 11 September 2023.

With legislative initiatives around mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence (mHREDD) accumulating – with more, such as the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), on the horizon – the conference will bring together industry experts and thought leaders to discuss the implications of these developments for the financial and legal sectors.

Click here to learn more about the event.

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