Stuart is a dispute resolution and litigation lawyer based in London, and a member of the Business Ethics & Anti-Corruption Group.
He has experience in commercial litigation, arbitration and matters concerning business ethics, most notably relating to anti-corruption and business & human rights.
Stuart has worked on complex investigations and risk-management exercises for clients in the energy, mining / extraction, financial and telecommunications sectors, including a project involving reporting to the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency.
During 2012, Stuart was seconded to the anti-corruption function of BP’s legal department for seven months, where he worked on internal investigations and high-value upstream projects.
Stuart is a member of the Global Business & Human Rights Group. He has published articles and guest lectures on the subject to post-graduate students at University College London, where he previously obtained an LLM focusing on international trade, investment, human rights and the work of Professor John Ruggie, the former UN Secretary-General's Special Representative on Business & Human Rights.
Business and human rights represents an evolving area of risk for businesses which is assuming an increasingly legal dimension..
February 21, 2017
An amendment to the Criminal Finances Bill (the Bill) currently before Parliament has recently been proposed to amend the Proceeds of Crime Act..
December 22, 2016
Jehan-Philipe Wood and Stuart Neely have written an article on the UK government’s national action plan..
September 27, 2013