Guidance for lawyers

The following compilation of documents intends to provide support for lawyers on corporate legal accountability issues, including the practical application of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.


Resources for pre-litigation

    Resources during litigation



      Global (International tools)

      International Bar Association (IBA)

      Law Firm Business and Human Rights Peer Learning Process

      Shift Project

      Simmons & Simmons LLP

      UN Global Compact & Linklaters

      Advocates for International Development (A4ID)

      European Bars Federation

      United States of America

      American Bar Association's Center for Human Rights (ABA)


      Law Council of Australia

      United Kingdom

      Law Society of England and Wales


      Fernando Pombo Foundation