Sitting alongside the Firm's regulatory and purpose practices, our Corporate Governance practice combines our deep expertise of relevant law and regulation with our experience of implementing best practice. We recognise the importance of the wider impact that companies have on society, through our purpose offering and our work acting for companies seeking to become B Corporations in the UK. Representing the 'G' in 'ESG', Governance remains of critical importance as management and investors in business seek to respond to the impact of current crises and ensure not only the survival, but sustainability, of their businesses. We are actively engaged with the current public policy debate on proposed reform of governance, more regulation of the audit profession and proposals to increase director accountability. We also have strong connections with industry bodies who are helping to shape future regulation. Many of us also sit on boards ourselves, so have first-hand experience of the practical issues involved.
We have drawn together the expertise of specialists across the Firm whose work is aligned with sound principles of governance, including: purpose and leadership; board composition and responsibilities; opportunity and risk management; remuneration and remuneration structures; and stakeholder relationships and engagement. Our Corporate Governance team includes experts in corporate law and governance; employment; remuneration and incentives; commercial arrangements; reputation protection; fraud and governance dispute resolution. We advise a wide-range of businesses including quoted companies, subsidiaries, joint venture companies, family businesses, owner managed and private equity backed businesses.