Stuart Neely

Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3289
London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3289
Stuart Neely

Stuart Neely

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Biography

Stuart Neely is a disputes lawyer based in London.

Stuart has extensive experience in business and human rights (BHR) and ESG-related issues, as well as bribery and corruption, fraud and money-laundering. He advises clients on BHR related laws and international standards, including the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, human rights due diligence and disclosure requirements.

Stuart works on investigations, compliance and risk management exercises, disputes and transaction due diligence. He has experience on investigations conducted by authorities including the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and US Department of Justice, statutory public inquiries and sports regulatory proceedings, complaints before OECD National Contact Points, and compliance reviews conducted by MDBs including the World Bank.

Stuart completed a year-long secondment to the SFO, where he worked on a mix of bribery and fraud cases, and SFO policy work.

Stuart was part of our team that advised the Equator Principles Association on the development of Equator Principles 4, the financial industry benchmark for managing environmental and social risks in projects. He was the author of the UK country report comprising part of a recent European Commission study on supply chain due diligence.


Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales

Band 2, Business & Human Rights Law, Chambers Global, 2022

  • "very impressive"
  • "knows the subject well"

Star Associate, Business & Human Rights Law, Chambers Global, 2021

Associate to watch, Business & Human Rights Law, Chambers Global, 2018-2020