The Rise of ESG with Debevoise & Plimpton

The Edinburgh Commercial Law Society are delighted to host elite US firm Debevoise & Plimpton ( to deliver the next instalment in our Commercial Law Academy series.

Date: Monday 25th October 2021

Time: 19.00

Location: Online via Zoom (link shared via email on day of event)

Register for the event here.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues continue to rise to the top of the corporate agenda. These issues are set to dominate the next decade, as they become the focus of investors, policy programmes and regulation around the world.

Join the firm at this event, as they explore the impact of ESG issues upon the practice of commercial law. The presentation will give an overview of the increasing importance of ESG in the private equity industry and an in depth look at the role of a trainee in ESG-related transactions and cases.

The presenters will also cover the firm’s application process and top tips for a successful application.

This event is a fantastic opportunity to improve your commercial awareness, and meet lawyers from one of the world’s top law firms.