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Louise Pearce

Associate

Contact
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Louise Pearce is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Team.

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Education

  • 2016 – LPC MSc, University of Law, London
  • 2014 – LLB Law, University of Exeter, Exeter
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Expertise

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08/04/2022
The Pro­posed Dir­ect­ive on Cor­por­ate Sus­tain­ab­il­ity Due Di­li­gence – a step...
The Pro­posed Dir­ect­ive on Cor­por­ate Sus­tain­ab­il­ity Due Di­li­gence (the “CSDD Pro­pos­al”), pub­lished on 23 Feb­ru­ary 2022, aims to im­pose ob­lig­a­tions on com­pan­ies, their sub­si­di­ar­ies and their value chains...
07/10/2021
Evol­u­tion not re­volu­tion: Cor­por­ate Re­spons­ib­il­ity and Cli­mate Change
Cli­mate change, sus­tain­ab­il­ity, and ESG are no longer niche areas of in­terest – they have be­come fun­da­ment­al to the way busi­nesses op­er­ate and im­pact the way we live our lives. Com­pan­ies face an im­port­ant...
01/07/2021
Fu­ture Fa­cing Dis­putes - En­for­cing the Eth­ic­al Charter
In re­cent years, the dam­aging en­vir­on­ment­al im­pact of our mod­ern way of liv­ing has be­come a hot top­ic on so­ci­ety’s agenda and there has been a not­able shift to­wards mak­ing choices based on their eth­ic­al con­sequences. If we take the fash­ion in­dustry as an ex­ample, when pur­chas­ing a new item of cloth­ing, con­sumers are now more in­ter­ested than ever be­fore in the sup­ply chain that led to the cre­ation of that item:Where did the raw ma­ter­i­als, for ex­ample the cot­ton, come from?Were the raw ma­ter­i­als grown us­ing pesti­cides?Did the farm­ers get a fair price for the raw ma­ter­i­als?Were the clothes man­u­fac­tured in a fact­ory pro­du­cing sig­ni­fic­ant emis­sions?Did the work­ers who made the cloth­ing re­ceive a good wage?
12/04/2021
Fu­ture Fa­cing Dis­putes - Green tech­no­logy – The key to cli­mate change mit­ig­a­tion...
Trans­par­ency is the corner­stone of ef­fect­ive ac­count­ab­il­ity, and cli­mate change re­port­ing is be­com­ing man­dat­ory in many jur­is­dic­tions around the world, in­clud­ing the UK. These changes in the reg­u­lat­ory...
17/03/2021
Fu­ture Fa­cing Dis­putes: Ac­count­ab­il­ity in a chan­ging leg­al land­scape
Every day, our lives and busi­nesses are af­fected by the ac­tions and de­cisions of oth­ers. The ques­tion of how we hold de­cision-makers ac­count­able for their ac­tions is by no means a new one, but it will...
10/02/2021
Fu­ture Fa­cing Dis­putes - Cli­mate Change We­bin­ar
Join CMS’s Lit­ig­a­tion, Ar­bit­ra­tion, In­sur­ance and Em­ploy­ment As­so­ci­ates for a lunch­time we­bin­ar dis­cuss­ing the busi­ness and lit­ig­a­tion risks presen­ted by cli­mate change. Re­view­ing re­cent trends in...
07/01/2021
Green­ing your sup­ply chain
Many busi­nesses want to turn the im­pact of COV­ID-19 on their sup­ply chains in­to an op­por­tun­ity to im­prove ef­fi­ciency and in­crease mar­gins. They can do so by in­teg­rat­ing sus­tain­able en­vir­on­ment­al pro­cesses...
03/11/2020
Dis­putes and Smart Con­tracts: tra­di­tion­al solu­tions to mod­ern prob­lems?
The tech­no­logy to cre­ate so-called smart con­tracts has been around since com­puters were in­ven­ted. Un­til re­l­at­ively re­cently smart con­tracts were largely rudi­ment­ary with lim­ited take-up and use, but...
11/09/2020
Sup­ply chains – Con­tin­gency plan­ning for fu­ture dis­rup­tions
The COV­ID-19 crisis has high­lighted just how quickly and how eas­ily un­ex­pec­ted events can dis­rupt sup­ply chains. In a world where the trend in re­cent years has been for sup­ply chains to op­er­ate on an...