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Rishi
Patel

Practice Lead, Policy Communications
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Rishi  Patel

Rishi is Practice Lead for Policy Communications. He works with clients to devise strategies for advocacy, campaigns and strategic communications related to public policy challenges and opportunities. Rishi’s existing client base includes key players in financial services and TMT, covering developments across the UK and Europe.

Prior to joining Global Counsel Rishi worked in public affairs and corporate reputation at FTI Consulting, Brunswick Group & smaller boutique PR firms. In addition to his native English, Rishi speaks Italian, French and Gujarati, as well as basic Spanish and Hindi. 

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The next frontier in ESG: race, policing and diversity

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The current wave of activism around race, racial awareness and diversity is certain to impact on ESG – particularly as the ‘S’ aspect gains in prominence due to covid-19. The social components of ESG policies and strategies have in the past largely focused on attention to human rights and labour conditions, but the list of what is included is expanding. While…

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Labour and the future of corporate regulation

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UK: Global Counsel team members Rishi Patel, Matthew Duhan and Adam Terry discuss the prospects for a Labour government, and what it could mean for businesses and investors, particularly in the energy and financial services sectors.

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When the UK Parliament returns: four predictions

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Today’s summer recess in Westminster marks the end of a chaotic and tumultuous parliamentary session, which has concluded in a hamstrung government and a lame-duck Prime Minister. The next session is likely to be as unpredictable, with a series of legislative compromises, and Brexit taking up the majority of Parliamentary airtime. But what exactly can we expect from the…

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