Nick West of Mishcon de Reya described ESG claims as 'fertile ground' for a range of disputes

Research from Byfield Consultancy published today (11 February 2022) has indicated environmental, social and governance (ESG) disputes are set to dominate to the future litigation landscape. The report also highlighted the growing importance of litigation public relations (PR).

Researchers interviewed general counsel, litigation funders, law firm partners, QCs and PR advisors across multiple jurisdictions. 50 respondents in London, New York, Singapore, Paris and Dubai also completed a survey on their attitudes to litigation PR.

The report identified the top five areas predicted to dominate future high-profile disputes. ESG disputes came out top, with almost...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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