Rachel Nicolson

Chair. Sustainable Governance, UN Global Compact Network Australia; Partner, Disputes and Investigations, Allens

Rachel is a Partner at Allens Linklaters (Allens), specialising in Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Before joining Allens, Rachel spent several years managing law reform and other World Bank and Australian government-funded development projects in the Asia region.

Rachel has particular expertise advising on global risk and compliance issues including anti-bribery, sanctions, trade and investment laws and corporate human rights obligations. She works with clients on the impact of these risks on company stakeholders including regulators, employees, customers, the community and civil society. Rachel has particular expertise in resolving disputes with regulators or third parties in a manner that maximises stakeholder relationships.

Rachel’s experience includes advising on legal issues in Australia and internationally, including the US, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea.