Rae Lindsay

Partner at Clifford Chance LLP

Rae Lindsay

Rae Lindsay

Partner at Clifford Chance LLP

Biography

Rae Lindsay
Title
Partner
Office
Clifford Chance, London
Practice
Litigation & dispute resolution, Reg enforcement & white collar
Sector
Power & energy networks, Banks, Energy & infrastructure, Oil & gas
Publications
33

Experience and career history

Rae Lindsay specialises in international law and litigation. Represents governments, governmental agencies and international organizations, as well as multinational corporations and international financial institutions, before international tribunals and in multijurisdictional litigation.

Rae also advises clients in financial and energy sectors on risk management and corporate governance with focus on financial crime and regulation, and on the emerging regulation of business, human rights and the environment.

Rae has extensive experience in large and complex litigation, including the claims of Kuwait and Jordan to the United Nations Compensation Commission for environmental damage resulting from the first Gulf War. Represented Kuwait's oil sector companies in their claims to the UNCC for damage to Kuwait's oil resources and industry infrastructure as a result of the Gulf War, and secured multi-billion dollar awards in respect of these.

She represented the US government in litigation involving issues of sovereign and diplomatic immunity. Has represented governments and governmental agencies, as well as financial institutions, in criminal and civil matters involving the investigation, location and recovery of the proceeds of fraud, corruption and other crime. Has conducted and coordinated litigation in a variety of jurisdictions, including Europe, the Caribbean, Asia, Australia and the Americas.

While based in New York Rae defended major multinationals in class actions under the Alien Tort Claims Act against allegations of complicity in human rights violations.

Rae is a specialist in international economic sanctions. Manages global investigations for clients, including multijurisdictional payment and transaction reviews. She advises clients on sanctions law and regulation, compliance issues, investigations, enforcement and licensing. Rae has participated in high-level government-sponsored initiatives to develop policies towards modernising and more effectively targeting multilateral sanctions programs.

Treasurer, British Branch of the International Law Association.
Member of the International Law Association's Committee on Reparations for Victims of War.

Served as a member of the International Law Association's Committee on the Accountability of International Organisations, and as a member of the United Nations Environment Programme's Working Group of Experts on Environmental Damage resulting from Military Hostilities. Served on government-sponsored working groups of experts on sanctions (the Interlaken, Bonn-Berlin and Stockholm processes).

University of Leicester (LLB) 1981
University of Toronto (LLM and MA) 1982/3
Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1990
Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law to the Bars of California, New York, Washington DC and Alberta, Canada
Partner since 1997
Publications

Narrative Reporting Reforms – a new human rights reporting requirement for UK Listed Companies
United Kingdom, Banking & securities regulation, Sanctions, Corporate compliance, Emerging markets, Environmental auditing & due diligence
19 October 2012
Client Briefing
Business and human rights: putting principles into practice
United Kingdom, International law, Securities regulation & compliance, Corporate governance & directors' responsibilities, Legislative process & legislative drafting, Banking & securities regulation, Sanctions, Oil & gas, Public procurement, Mining, Corruptions & standards of public conduct law, Corporate compliance, Emerging markets, Environmental auditing & due diligence
5 October 2012
Client Briefing
Opportunities and challenges for new investors in Myanmar [Japanese version]
International law, Arbitration, Bribery, corruption & fraud, Japan, Myanmar, Sanctions & export controls
31 August 2012
Client Briefing

Overview
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1980

Number of Boards

2

Number of Awards

4

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Education
LLM
Class of 1982

Established in 1887, the Faculty of Law is one of the oldest professional faculties at the University of Toronto, with a long and illustrious history. Today, it is one of the world's great law schools, a dynamic academic and social community with more than 50 full-time faculty members and 15-25 distinguished short-term visiting professors from the world's leading law schools, as well as 600 undergraduate and graduate students. The Faculty's rich academic programs are complemented by its many legal clinics and public interest programs, and its close links to the Faculty's more than 6,000 alumni, who enjoy rewarding careers in every sector of Canadian society and remain involved in many aspects of life at the law school. Housed in two beautiful, historic buildings, the Faculty also features modern facilities, including the renowned, high-technology Bora Laskin Law Library. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Canada's largest city, the law school is near a wide variety of attractions including the Royal Ontario Museum, which is next door.

MA
Class of 1982

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, presenting top students at all levels with an intellectual environment unmatched in depth and breadth on any other Canadian campus. With more than 82,000* students across three campuses (St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough) and over 500,000 alumni active in every region of the world, U of T's influence is felt in every area of human endeavour.

Career History
Partner
1997 - Current

Clifford Chance LLP provides legal services. It provides services in areas such as banking & finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and dispute resolution, real estate & tax, pensions and employment. The firm's clients include the technology, real estate, automobiles, beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, media, telecommunications and energy and transportation markets. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in London, UK

Boards & Committees
Member, Committee on Reparation for Victims of Armed Conflict
Current
Board Member
Current

Institute for Human Rights & Business Ltd. operates as an international think tank on business and human rights. Its focus areas include commodities, finance, information and communication technologies, mega-sporting events, migrant workers, and benchmarking. The company was founded on April 21, 2009 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Awards & Honors
1990
Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales
Admitted to the California Bar
Admitted to the New York Bar
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