In brief: ESG lawyer makes partner at Herbert Smith Freehills

Rebecca Perlman leads the firm's ESG practice in the UK, US and EMEA.

Rebecca Perlman, a London-based ESG and impact investing lawyer, is among 34 people to make partner at law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, the firm said.

Perlman heads up the firm’s UK, US and EMEA ESG practice and leads its impact finance practice globally. She trained at HSF and has held a number of board and advisory positions for organisations such as Big Issue Invest and the Impact Investing Institute, according to her LinkedIn profile.

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