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Olga Owczarek

Senior Associate

London

Owczarek Olga
Olga Owczarek

Senior Associate

London

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Mandatory human rights due diligence laws: The Netherlands led the way in addressing child labour and contemplates broader action

Publications: 02 SEPTEMBER 2020

Mandatory human rights due diligence laws: the Netherlands led the way in addressing child labour and contemplates broader action

There is growing momentum worldwide among governments to require companies to undertake human rights due diligence.  The Netherlands took the lead with respect to the specific issue of child labour,…

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Publications: 12 MAY 2020

Nevsun Resources Ltd. v Araya: Canadian Supreme Court confirms that Eritreans can seek legal redress against Canadian parent company for alleged violations of customary international law

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the Court of Appeal's decision in Nevsun Resources Ltd. v Araya 2020 SCC 5, ruling that a claim for alleged breaches of domestic torts and customary…

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Publications: 18 MARCH 2020

Mining company not liable for unlawful acts of Sierra Leonean police

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has upheld the High Court’s verdict in Kadie Kalma & ors v African Minerals Ltd & ors [2020] EWCA Civ 144.  This is an important case for businesses exposed to…

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Business and Human Rights Law and Policy - What's in store for 2020?

Publications: 17 JANUARY 2020

Business and Human Rights Law and Policy - what's in store for 2020?

The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on developments in global business and human rights (BHR) law and policy. There were significant changes in the relationship between business and…

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London

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One Bishops Square
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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as a solicitor, England and Wales, 2015

Academic

BA Jurisprudence, Oxford University, 2011