ESG & Sustainability

We empower our clients to navigate the complex terrain of ESG, safeguarding their business integrity while embracing sustainable practices.

ESG Expertise for a sustainable future

Harmonizing global action for ESG risk mitigation and sustainable transformation

In the complex landscape of ESG, navigating local laws and policies requires comprehensive support. Our global team offers tailored ESG solutions, ensuring compliance with local regulations while aligning with corporate objectives. FLI helps you structure and deploy your ESG strategy, providing both global and local support for sustainable and responsible business practices.

Risk Advisory

Our team of experts is adept at identifying and managing environmental, social, and governance risks, enhancing sustainability and promoting responsible business practices. From climate change impacts to labor practices, we offer tailored strategies to align your business with ESG principles, ensuring long-term success.

Environmental Law & Climate Change

Our services encompass strategic planning, carbon trading, compliance, financing, and international obligations. By adopting an integrated approach that involves legal, tax, and assurance specialists, we provide clear and actionable advice on climate-related matters.

Sustainable Finance

We provide specialized guidance on sustainable finance, covering green funds, equity, debt investments, and regulatory matters. We address the challenges of sustainability by sourcing lucrative investment opportunities while effectively managing legal and commercial risks, which positions us at the forefront of market discussions and interactions with regulators.

Corporate Governance

Seamlessly navigating the intricate realm of global corporate governance, we offer expert guidance in board composition, risk oversight, and stakeholder engagement. Clients rely on our insights for precise investor reporting, proactive risk management, and transactional acumen, ensuring their journey towards responsible and sustainable operations.

Business & Human Rights

At FLI, we offer expert human rights risk management services, empowering businesses to embrace responsible practices worldwide. Our experienced lawyers assist in compliance with international frameworks and legal obligations, fostering transparent reporting, stakeholder engagement, and effective dispute resolution.

Inclusion & Diversity

We offer a range of expert services for your business's success from human rights risk management and data protection to employment law and inclusion strategies. Our team of professionals guides you through legal complexities, ensuring compliance, fostering inclusivity, and supporting sustainable growth.

The Power of One

FLI has built a reliable Award Winning global network of top-ranked law firms that specialize in providing specialty and standardized legal solutions in over 100 jurisdictions around the globe. Our clients benefit from a single point of management for all services – worry-free, regardless of the number of jurisdictions.

One flat-rate service, one currency, one account.

One letter of engagement

Work with us on a multi-jurisdiction project without the worry of multiple terms of engagement, different types of contracts or billing.

One blended rate across regions

Top quality legal advice at a blended hourly rate across regions.

One case tracking platform

With our proprietary digital platform, our clients enjoy a streamlined case management process, making it easy to always access the latest case updates.

One consolidated invoice

We pride ourselves on our transparent billing and invoicing, leaving no room for surprises when billing time arrives.

One stop for end-to-end legal services

Full-service legal advice across all areas of law supported by our expert industry advisors (former GCs of Fortune Companies). Regardless of your legal issue, we will make it easy for you.

Global Coverage

17,000 +


100 +



years of experience

Our leadership

Our management team is focused on driving better customer experiences and meaningful results. We’re passionate about helping to connect large and small-scale businesses to expert legal talent across borders, using the very best technology. Our leadership team shares 100+ years of collective Legal & Legal Tech experience between them.

Orlando Casares Chief Executive Officer

Orlando Casares

FLI HQ - Brussels, Belgium

View Profile
Scott Blackmer FLI Management Americas

Scott Blackmer

Salt Lake City, Utah

View Profile
Daniel Casares-Lauritsen Chief Business Development Officer (SVP)

Daniel Casares-Lauritsen

FLI HQ - Brussels, Belgium

View Profile
David Neal Chief Technology Officer

David Neal

FLI HQ - Brussels, Belgium

View Profile

Ensure better value and better delivery, at every stage

Global legal services with specialized local knowledge

Request a meeting with our experts to find out how the FLI NET expertise can benefit you and your in-house legal team.


  • Engage one team for all of your legal needs across the globe
  • Get a scope and quote quickly
  • Get expert domestic advice on scoping, pricing, delivery and implications for legal operations
  • Speak to local counsel directly
  • Learn about the link between the legal assignment and its operational outcomes
  • Get access to FLI's leading LegalTech tools, FLInstitute, and FLIghtOne
Find out more

Schedule a call

Our network of expert advisors is ready to help your team optimize the use of your outside legal counsel and ensure high effectiveness.


Greenwashing in Sustainable Finance: Navigating the Ethical Landscape

Greenwashing in Sustainable Finance: Navigating the Ethical Landscape

The evolving landscape of ESG considerations has attracted widespread attention in recent years, particularly in relation to the prominent subject of Sustainable Finance. However, its emergence has accentuated a concerning issue of greenwashing. The implications of greenwashing are significant as it could undermine the credibility and effectiveness of sustainable finance by potentially misleading investors who seek to support sustainable initiatives.

Learn more

Other Services

Full Service Legal Solutions

FLI NET is a team of more than 17,000 lawyers in over 100+ jurisdictions across the globe, whose members are available to provide end-to-end bespoke legal solutions, tailored to your needs and requirements - with local knowledge, and global coverage.

Find out more

Legal Advisory & Consulting Services

Change the way your legal department operates with bespoke operations models aimed at optimizing your corporate structure.

Find out more

Digital Environments for Legal Teams

Meet today’s market challenges with the latest legal technology for project management, case tracking, and compliance training.

Find out more

Mitigating Compliance Risk

Our team of experts help clients manage increased stakeholder expectations, the risks associated with anti-corruption non-compliance and complex global trade rules.

Find out more

Data Protection & Privacy Optimization

Our goal is to help our clients confidently navigate the complex landscape of data protection and privacy, and ensure that they protect their sensitive data while still being able to effectively operate their businesses.

Find out more
Copyright © 2024 First Law International
480 Avenue Louise, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium. Privacy Policy

Get Started

Whatever your industry, connect with a member of our cross-border team today. We’ll take care of the rest.