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  • Proposals for regulation provided to civil society

  • Possible regulation discussed with  government and  intergovernmental bodies

  • Briefings for business and legal professionals

  • Workshop summaries for industry associations

  • Research articles for business, government, international organisations and civil society

  • Reports for government and international organisations

  • Seminars

  • Training and professional development

  • Expert advice


  • Co-Author, Study on Due Diligence in the Supply Chain for European Commission (with BIICL, LSE and Civic Consulting (2020):

  • 'Responsible Business Conduct and State Laws: Addressing Human Rights Conflicts' (2020) Human Rights Law Review (with Lise Smit and Arianne Griffith)

  • The Soft Law Nature of the OECD Guidelines: An Impediment for Access to Remedy?’ in Nicola Bonucci and Catherine Kessedjian (eds), 40 Years of the OECD Guidelines for Multilateral Enterprises (OECD, 2018) (with Arianne Griffith) 119-140

  • When National Law Conflicts with International Human Rights Standards: Recommendations for Business (2018)

  • Making Sense of Managing Human Rights Issues in Supply Chains (2018)

  • Human Rights and Business 2017: Promoting Responsibility and Ensuring Accountability, UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights (2017) (Special Advisor to the Committee),

  • ‘Human Rights Due Diligence in Law and Practice: Good Practices and Challenges of Business Enterprises’ (2017) 2 Business and Human Rights Journal 195–224 (with Lise Smit, Stuart Neely and Robin Brooks)

  • ‘Human Rights, Responsibilities and Due Diligence: Key Issues for a Treaty’ in S. Deva and D. Bitchitz (eds), Building A Treaty on Business and Human Rights: Context and Contours (CUP, 2017) (with Lise Smit)

  • ‘The Concept of “Due Diligence” in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights’ (2017) 28 European Journal of International Law 899-923 (with Jonathan Bonnitcha)

  • Exploring Human Rights Due Diligence (2016)

  • The Third Pillar: Access to Judicial Remedies for Human Rights Violations by Transnational Business (with Gwynne Skinner, Olivier De Schutter and Andie Lambe) (ICAR, 2013)

  • ‘International Human Rights Law Perspectives on the UN Framework and Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights’ in L. Blecher, N. Stafford and G. Bellamy, (eds) Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Impacts: New Expectations and Paradigms (American Bar Association, 2014) 51-78

  • ‘Waving Not Drowning: Kiobel Outside the United States’ (2013) 107 American Journal of International Law 84

  • ‘Human Rights Responsibilities in the Oil and Gas Sector: Applying the UN Guiding Principles’ (2013) 6 Journal of World Energy Law and Business 1-65 (with Rae Lindsay, Lara Blecher, Jonathan Bonnitcha, Antony Crockett and Audley Sheppard) 

  • ‘Business, the International Rule of Law and Human Rights’ in R. McCorquodale (ed), The Rule of Law in International and Comparative Context (BIICL, 2010) 27-47

  • ‘Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights’, (2009) 87 Journal of Business Ethics 385-40



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