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Investigating discrimination and sexual harassment allegations

Especially post-#metoo, sexual harassment complaints are identified as a critical business risk. We advise on measures to create a safe and inclusive workplace culture that minimises the risk of harassment or discrimination. If allegations do come to light, businesses need to investigate swiftly and sensitively. We advise on all aspects of equality laws, and, where an investigation is indicated, our experts will guide you to a resolution and help you manage your business's risk.

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