In the shadow of Brexit: Anti-Slavery Day 2017

6 October 2017

Shu Shin Luh

In October’s edition of Legal Action Magazine, Shu Shin Luh and Silvia Nicolaou Garcia consider what progress has been made in abolishing modern-day slavery in the UK, seven years on from the first Anti-Slavery Day.

UK membership of the EU has enabled the anti-trafficking sector to make tremendous efforts in combating slavery, but Brexit poses a significant risk to these efforts. Whilst there has been a flurry of developments in UK law and policy, in most practical ways, survivors of trafficking are still being failed by ineffective Government delivery of measures to combat modern-day slavery.

Read the full article on the Legal Action Group website: In the shadow of Brexit: Anti-Slavery Day 2017.

Shu Shin Luh is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Public Law Team. She is particularly well-known for her expertise in the area of anti-trafficking and modern slavery and regularly acts for individuals in challenging decisions relating to the identification, provision of support and immigration status of victims of trafficking and modern slavery.

Silvia Nicolaou Garcia is a solicitor at Simpson Millar. She specialises in community care and public law cases and has a particular interest in assisting trafficked individuals.