LONDON – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced that Tallat Hussain will be joining as partner in its Energy and Natural Resources Group, based out of the London office.

Avocats associés à cet article: Tallat Hussain Kyri Evagora Andrew P. Jenkinson

Hussain brings decades of specialist environmental, social and related governance (ESG) experience having advised clients on large-scale project development and finance, M&A transactions, private equity and corporate compliance.

She has a diverse skill set with granular knowledge of regulatory issues, non-financial disclosure, sustainable finance solutions and the application of international standards for impact assessment and mitigation. Her global practice ranges from the Americas to the UK and throughout Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Hussain is credited for assisting clients in developing innovative approaches to resource management including monetising carbon reductions and trading, ESG-linked financing structures, sustainable Islamic finance solutions and implementation of local, national and regional climate change policies. She also advises on corporate supply chain compliance, business and human rights and biodiversity conservation.

Hussain has long been considered a trusted advisor for governmental and non-governmental advisory roles relating to health & safety, environmental policy, voluntary carbon markets, human rights and diversity & inclusion issues.

Kyri Evagora, co-chair of Reed Smith’s Energy and Natural Resources Group, said: “Tallat is a hugely experienced practitioner with a broad practice that will prove an asset to a range of clients across a wide geographic footprint. She has an excellent reputation in the market and we are delighted to welcome her to the team.”

Andrew Jenkinson, Reed Smith’s London office managing partner, added: “Tallat’s impressive skill set and varied experience will significantly enhance our ESG offering. Her expertise will be in hot demand from a number of the firm’s clients as ESG issues cut across all industries.

Hussain commented: “Reed Smith is a fantastic firm with a well-earned reputation for its collaborative approach to top-tier client service. It has a strong and globally connected ESG offering, which is vital to ensuring clients can navigate and apply the myriad of rapidly developing international and local ESG related regulations and policies. I am delighted to be joining and look forward working with my new colleagues to help grow the practice.”