7BR Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery Seminar – 16 October 2018

Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery: Compensation for Victims, and the Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry

Tuesday 16 October at 7BR Chambers

Join us for the next instalment in our Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery series. This seminar will cover the complex area of compensation for victims and will feature talks from members of 7BR chambers. The talks will be followed by a panel discussion on the current Home Affairs Select Committee inquiry into modern slavery.

We are delighted that Kate Roberts, Head of Office at the Human Trafficking Foundation and Professor Virginia Mantouvalou from UCL will be joining us for the panel discussion. The discussion will provide an opportunity for those working in the field to discuss current problems arising from the drafting and scope of MSA.

Timings for the event are:

  • 17.30 – Registration
  • 18.00 – Torts of slavery and trafficking? The arguments for and against – James Robottom
  • 18.20 – Vicarious liability and non-delegable duties – making companies liable for the acts of traffickers? Adam Weitzman QC
  • 18.45 – Panel discussion on Home Affairs Select Committee inquiry
  • 19.30 – Drinks & networking

If you are unable to attend in person we will be showing this event as a webinar. To book your place for the seminar or webinar, or if you have any queries please email us.

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