Brussels II Revised and Trafficking

Wednesday 12 November 2014, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Garden Court Chambers

One of our in-house experts on human trafficking will take delegates through the intricacies of Brussells II revised and trafficking.

Date: Wednesday 12 November 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Garden Court Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ  
Areas of Law: Children Law , International Family Law

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This seminar aims to explore how other international conventions may impact on Brussels II Revised in terms of jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments in matters of parental responsibility. The speakers will share their experiences of relevant cases and give practical tips about how to resolve common difficulties.

This seminar will cover:

  • Relevant international and European conventions
  • How to resolve potential conflicts between international and/or European conventions, directives and regulations when they arise in the family courts
  • Dealing with such conflicts where a child or parent has been trafficked or is at risk of persecution
  • Related case law

What is included?

  • Accredited by the BSB
  • Talks prepared two experienced family law barristers
  • Comprehensive notes for your future reference
  • The opportunity to ask questions
  • Refreshments

Who should attend?

International family law solicitors who specialise in the law relating to child abduction.

About the speakers

Chair: Bryony Poynor specialises in advice and representation in all areas of immigration, asylum, nationality, deportation, and human rights law.

Nadine Finch is a children’s rights specialist in family, community care and immigration and asylum jurisdictions. She has particular expertise in cases involving human trafficking.

Smita Shah specialises in both public and private children’s law, which she combines with being active in the fields of international human rights and humanitarian law.

Registration information

Entry is by invitation. To apply for a place, please email us on with details of your work and experience in this area.


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