Lisa Hsin

Of Counsel ESG & Impact
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Lisa Hsin is of counsel in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and a member of the Firm’s ESG & Impact Practice Group. Lisa focuses in Business and Human Rights with particular emphasis on Human Rights Due Diligence, contractual integration and analysis.

She has worked in dispute resolution for a wide range of commercial clients, including cross-border commercial litigation and financial conduct investigations dealing with regulators such as the UK Financial Conduct Authority, Serious Fraud Office and the US Department of Justice. Lisa has experience assisting international clients with setting up compliance departments responsible for worldwide compliance and legal issues. Lisa also has extensive experience in the technology sector having advised the United Nations B-Tech Team on regulations in technology and AI.

Lisa obtained her doctoral degree from the University of Oxford. Following her studies, Lisa taught Regulations and Contract Law at postgraduate and undergraduate level at the Oxford Faculty of Law. She is also a tutor in ESG Risk Management for the University of Cambridge.


Thought Leadership


Author, “UK’s Financial Conduct Authority Publishes Final Sustainability Disclosure Requirements,” Kirkland Alert, December 7, 2023

Contributing author, “Putting Private Sector Responsibility in the Mix: A Business and Human Rights Approach to Artificial Intelligence,” Human Rights and Artificial Intelligence, Oxford University Press, 2023

Co-author, “Accountability, Monitoring and the Effectiveness of Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act: Evidence and Comparative Analysis” London: Modern Slavery Policy and Evidence Centre, 2021

Author, “Modern slavery in law: towards continuums of exploitation,” Australian Journal of Human Rights, 165–175, 2020 

Co-author, “A Preliminary Human Rights Assessment of Legislative and Regulatory Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic across 27 Jurisdictions,” Bonavero Reports Series Human Rights, 2020


“To what problems is law the answer,” Frederick Pollock Seminar, Oxford, April 9, 2024

“Regulating tech: Business and Human Rights for technology value chains,” Taiwan Transport University, May 3, 2023

“From disclosure to due diligence: justifications and implications of extraterritorial supply chain regulations,” University of Auckland, April 17, 2023

“Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence – legal developments and practical implications for Asia,” National University of Singapore, March 22, 2023

“Mandating responsible business conduct in the technology sector – Advancing the UNGPs in regulatory debates,” United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights, November 29, 2022

“Tackling modern slavery: whose responsibility is it?” Thought Leadership Webinar, March 11, 2021

Panelist, “Modern Slavery Policy and Evidence Centre Business Roundtable,” November 25, 2020

Guest speaker, “United Nations Global Compact – Modern Slavery Working Group,” Session 4, November 23, 2020

Guest speaker, US Uniform Law Commission, June 4, 2020

Presenter, “New Thinking on Business and Human Rights,” Innovate Rights Conference, University of New South Wales, May 14–16, 2019

Memberships & Affiliations

Tutor, ESG Risk Management for the University of Cambridge


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016, Admitted to practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • University of OxfordD.Phil.
  • University of California, BerkeleyLL.M.