Vanessa Havard-Williams

Founder, Linklaters’ environment practice

Vanessa is a founder partner of Linklaters’ environment practice, and a member of its international development practice. She provides strategic and transactional advice on environment and safety regulation and on sustainability, human rights and governance. She is recognised as a leading environmental expert and is ranked in the top ten lawyers globally in International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers in Environment 2013. Vanessa is also a co-ordinator of the firm’s Operational Intelligence Group which advises on risk, regulation and governance around the world. Vanessa is a member of the Consortium that organises the Seminar.