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Investigating discrimination and sexual harassment allegations

Post #metoo, sexual harassment complaints are a critical business risk. We advise organisations on how to create safe and inclusive workplace cultures that minimise the risk of harassment or discrimination. If allegations come to light, businesses need to investigate swiftly and sensitively. We advise on all aspects of equality laws and, where an investigation is required, our lawyers will guide you to a resolution.

Recent experience

  • Conducting an independent cross-border investigation on behalf of an International Organisation in relation to allegations around breaches of a harassment policy and the handling of harassment complaints
  • Conducting an investigation on behalf of a global drinks company into allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation
  • Closely supporting a global financial services client with an investigation led by the client's internal compliance function into allegations of serious sexual assault