International Law and Human Rights

Alicia Iran Event
Alicia Alinia: 'How we’ll take Iran to court for crimes against women'
In advance of the event, our COO Alicia Alinia – who is of Iranian heritage – wrote an article for The Independent on why the event mattered.
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How our case against BHP could 'help millions of people around the world'
In a recent article for The Independent, our CEO Tom Goodhead said the case wasn’t just about BHP, but how many Western multinational corporations had...
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Companies contributing to climate change: is this the beginning of the end for corporate impunity?
Although climate litigation has been on the agenda of some activists for many years, the importance of climate litigation is only set to increase as the...
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RSIBC Bill: Enforcing human rights and environmental law through civil (class) actions in the Netherlands
On 2 November 2022, Dutch members of parliament submitted an updated version of the Bill for Responsible and Sustainable International Business Conduct...
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Rights of Nature: what are they, where do they come from, and why are they important?
Pogust Goodhead has a direct interest in Rights of Nature because of its experience in representing indigenous communities and people, its interest in...
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Charity Commission investigating Mermaids, a Trans youth charity over safeguarding concerns
Following receipt of a number of allegations against the Trans youth charity Mermaids, the Charity Commission has now confirmed that it has opened a case...
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An international first in Australian climate change litigation: Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility v Santos Ltd
In previous posts, the firm examined recent landmark climate change cases and litigation trends and the new European human rights and environmental due...
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Climate Change through the Courts: Trends in Environmental Litigation
Environmental litigation is on the rise as individuals and organisations take to the courts to hold corporations and governments accountable under their...
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Hotel Quarantine Judicial Review: What Are The Grounds For Seeking Review?
As we mentioned in our previous update, the Hotel Quarantine Judicial Review is very important to us as a firm because of our passion for championing justice...
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