Training

(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1822 Trafficking & Modern Slavery (Birmingham)

This session will provide an update on issues in representing victims of trafficking and modern slavery, in their immigration matters. It will cover the identification process, asylum and the NRM and legal challenges and touch on the crossover with public law.

This training session is funded by the Penningtons Manches Cooper Charitable Foundation. 

To book a place on this course please email Amira Rady on [email protected]

Event details

Date(s):09 October 2019
Start Time:14:00
End Time:17:00
Location:Birmingham
Level:Intermediate
Audience:Those with some basic knowledge of trafficking issues.
Main area:Immigration;Asylum;Judicial Review
Aim of course:This session will provide an update on the issues and in representing victims of trafficking and modern slavery and different routes to obtaining protection. It will provide guidance on legal challenges.
Topics:
  • Identification of victims of trafficking and slavery
  • Issues in deportation appeals
  • Unlawful detention of victims of trafficking and modern slavery
Tutor details:Samantha Knights QC, Matrix Chambers and Ahmed Aydeed, Duncan Lewis
Tutor biographies:Samantha Knights QC

Samantha is an established practitioner in the area of modern slavery and trafficking as well as in the areas of refugee, immigration, public Law and Liberties. She has been involved in a large number of challenges before the courts including in cases developing the law and challenging policy in the field of modern slavery and trafficking. Recent cases involve H v SSHD, ZV v SSHD and HC v SSHD. She organises a seminar series at Matrix for practitioners in this area to discuss the emerging trends in case law, policy and regulation in this area. She is recommended in both C&P and in the Legal 500. In addition to practising she is Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami.  


Ahmed Aydeed 
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