Legal organizations

  • Additional references to Guiding Principles by legal organizations & others before they were endorsed in June 2011: see this page of the portal on UN Special Representative John Ruggie's work
  • Applications of UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" framework by legal organizations and others, identified by Special Representative Ruggie during his mandate (Jul 2005-Jun 2011): click here

"Intl. Bar Association issues practical business & human rights guidance for business lawyers", Jun 2016

"International Bar Association publishes business & human rights guidance for bar associations & lawyers", Oct 2014

"Allen & Overy publishes second issue of 'The Business and Human Rights Review'", Allen & Overy's Human Rights Working Group, 10 Jun 2013

"Magic circle firms draw up first human rights policies", Rebecca Lowe, Intl. Bar Association, 14 Jan 2013

"The UN Guiding Principles: Practical Implications for Business Lawyers", John F. Sherman, In-House Defense Quarterly, Winter 2013

"The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: the implications for enterprises and their lawyers", Jonathan Bonnitcha, London School of Economics in Business and Human Rights Review, Autumn 2012

"Final report: International civil litigation for human rights violations", Intl. Law Association, 2012
- also provided Sofia Guidelines on best practices for intl. civil litigation for human rights violations

"UN Guiding Principles: ABA [American Bar Association] steps up to the bar", John F Sherman, Lawyers for Better Business, 14 Feb 2012

“Law Firms' Implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights: Discussion Paper”, Advocates for Intl. Development (A4ID) Nov 2011