Emma Peters

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Emma Peters


Emma Peters stands out as a visionary ESG specialist lawyer, whose expertise and innovative approaches make her an invaluable asset to businesses navigating the evolving landscape of corporate responsibility and compliance. Her blend of practical experience and deep legal acumen positions her as a leader in her field, dedicated to fostering responsible and sustainable business practices across the globe.

Emma’s speciality relates to compliance and strategy pertaining to environment, social and governance matters with particular expertise regarding modern slavery compliance, bribery and corruption, whistleblowing and sustainability. She dedicates her practice to advising entities on implementing systems and process including policies procedures and conducting investigations. 

She has also developed an online platform to facilitate entities undertaking supply chain due diligence.  Emma also advises on general commercial matters including contractual negotiations and tender reviews.

With experience as in-house legal counsel, Emma has a real-world understanding of businesses operating on a global scale and the regulatory, compliance and legal framework associated with international operations.

Emma is regularly sought out to present on the evolving ESG landscape in Australia and Asia Pacific region.

Since 2021 Cowell Clarke has been committed to the UN Global Compact corporate responsibility and its principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption.