Russell Hopkins participates in International Criminal Law panel


On 28 January 2020, Russell Hopkins joined a panel of experts at Kingsley Napley’s annual International Criminal Law Conference, in collaboration with the Business & Human Rights Practitioners’ Network. The event took place at The Charterhouse in London.

Russell contributed to a discussion chaired by Professor Robert McCorquodale on Business and Human Rights 2019-2020: Key developments of 2019, looking forward to 2020.

Among the topics discussed were the Lundin case in Sweden, corporate liability for international crimes, prospects for a ‘duty to prevent’ model of liability, and the significance of the UK Supreme Court’s judgment in Lungowe v Vedanta.

Further details about the conference can be found here