The Parent Trap

5 June, 2024

The Parent Trap


05 Jun 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Jenner & Block
10 Exchange Square, London, EC2A 2BR

Event Type

Evolving English case law has confirmed that a parent company may itself owe third parties a direct duty of care in respect of the operations of its subsidiaries, while the English courts have accepted jurisdiction over complex multiparty claims where England might not previously have been seen as a convenient forum.

The panel will discuss the recent cases and their implication against a developing backdrop of ESG regulation and policy.

Speakers include:

  • Angeline Welsh KC – Essex Court Chambers
  • Lizzie Shimmin – Jenner & Block
  • James Rogers – Jenner & Block
  • Olivia Windham Stewart – Independent business and human rights specialist; Deputy Director of the Responsible Contracting Project; Deputy Director of the Business and Human Rights Law Program.

Please register here


Angeline Welsh KC

Lizzie Shimmin

James Roger