July 09, 2020 Feature

Practical Ways to Apply Human Rights to Business Litigation in Europe

Including a human rights angle in a business litigation in Europe can be surprisingly effective, specifically in the context of financial inequalities between the parties.

Dan Shefet

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“For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.”

—Aeschylus

It is a rarity for practitioners of business law to invoke human rights in litigation. But including a human rights angle in a business litigation in Europe can be surprisingly effective, specifically in the context of financial inequalities between the parties.

Illustration by Jon Krause

Illustration by Jon Krause

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