Children's Rights Summer Conference: Children and Trafficking

Tuesday 11 July 2023, 1:30pm - 5:30pm (Followed by drinks reception)

Venue: Garden Court Chambers

The Garden Court Chambers Children's Rights Team is at the forefront of protecting and upholding children's rights domestically and internationally, from child victims of trafficking and criminal exploitation to children's rights in education and climate security.

Date: Tuesday 11 July 2023
Time: 1:30pm - 5:30pm (Followed by drinks reception)
Venue: Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ  
Cost: Free
Areas of Law: Children's Rights , Immigration Law , Administrative and Public Law , Community Care Law , Family Law , Criminal Defence

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Join the Garden Court Chambers Children's Rights Team for a half-day in-person conference on children and trafficking.


1.30-2pm – Registration & Coffee

2pm-2.15pm – Welcome and Keynote speech from Kathryn Cronin, on Children & Trafficking 

2.15pm-3.30pm – Duties owed to child victims of trafficking to stop re-trafficking and re-victimisation
Chair: Kate Aubrey-Johnson

3.30-4pm – Tea/Coffee & soft drinks break

4.00-5.15pm – Criminalisation and treatment of trafficked children
Chair: Gráinne Mellon

  • Offences and decisions to prosecute under the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 - Sonali Naik KC & Gemma Loughran

  • Missing asylum seeking children and Home Office policy – Amanda Weston KC, Polly Jackman, Good Law Practice & Carolyne Willow, Article 39

  • Criminal justice process and procedure and the remand of children into adult prisons - Jennifer Twite & Maria Moodie

5.15pm-5.30pm – Closing and questions


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