An international law firm to “promote positive change in society”
International law firm RPC offers up to Â£ 100,000 in free legal advice to environmental, social and governance (ESG) start-ups.
Support is available through the firm’s new legal accelerator program, dubbed RPC Tectonic, which launched this month, and will help tech companies address ESG issues to “promote positive change in society.”
RPC Tectonic will operate on a subscription model where participants subscribe to the program for up to one year and pay a small monthly fee. In return, each start-up will receive up to Â£ 100,000 in advice from PRC lawyers, along with training, networking events, access to template documents and other benefits.
The 2022 Play legal List of the most
Peter Sugden, Corporate Partner of RPC, who leads the program alongside Company Commercial Director Jeremy Drew, said: âAs a company, we are committed to supporting sustainability, inclusion, diversity and social responsibility, so we are delighted to launch RPC Tectonic, which is only part of realizing this commitment.
He added: âWe are truly delighted to be able to offer meaningful support to the companies that we hope will be at the forefront in solving some of the biggest problems we face as a company. “
The launch of the new RPC program comes weeks after Simmons & Simmons also pledged Â£ 100,000 in free legal support to start-ups using the technology to help tackle the climate emergency.
Want to learn more about life in the CPP or life in law more generally? Why not register for the Play legal UK Virtual Law Fair. It takes place on Thursday 2 December, between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., and features 70 law firms, including the entire Magic Circle and the London offices of major US firms, international firms and national firms across the UK.