Trafficking and Modern Slavery: Early Identification and Legal Intervention

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2015

Time: 14:00-18:00

Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 53-54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS

Speakers: Catherine Meredith, Martin Westgate QC, Michelle Knorr, Nuala Mole & Markella Papadouli, AIRE Centre.Ugo Hayter, Emma Jones & Elisabeth Anderson, Leigh Day. Diane Payne, Salvation Army

Fee: Free

Doughty Street Chambers, in conjunction with Leigh Day and The AIRE Centre, are delighted to invite you to a conference on ‘Trafficking and Modern Slavery: Early Identification and Legal Intervention’. This conference will cover the use of objective indicators to identify victims of trafficking and discuss the access to early legal advice/ strategic challenges to enable victims to gain access to justice.

2-2.30  Identification Mechanisms and Indicators of Trafficking - Diane Payne, Salvation Army

2.30-3.30 EU Toolkit on Identification and Early Legal Intervention - Nuala Mole and Markella Papadouli, AIRE Centre

3.30-4.00 Coffee break and networking

4.00-5.00 Breakout sessions

(1) Indicators of Trafficking: Identification and challenges - Nuala Mole & Markella Papadouli, AIRE Centre, Michelle Knorr, Doughty Street Chambers

(2) The National Referral Mechanism: a comprehensive framework for the identification of victims? Ugo Hayter, Leigh Day, Martin Westgate QC, Doughty Street Chambers and Frances Trevena, Poppy Project

(3) Failure to identify: Remedies for victims of trafficking - Emma Jones & Elisabeth Anderson, Leigh Day, Catherine Meredith, Doughty Street Chambers

5.00-5.30 Plenary session: presenting findings from breakout sessions.

6.00 Close conference. Join us for a drinks reception.

Please RSVP to Jennifer Noone indicating which breakout session you wish to attend

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