Defending victims of human trafficking

Ben Douglas-Jones spoke with the CPS Lead in Human Trafficking, Pam Bowen OBE, and Philippa Southwell, an appellate solicitor who specialises in human trafficking, on defending victims of human trafficking following the coming into force of s.45 of the Modern Slavery Bill and:

  • R v O [2008] EWCA Crim 2835
  • LM & Ors [2010] EWCA 2327
  • R v N and R v Le [2012] EWCA Crim 189
  • THN, T, HVN and L [2013] EWCA Crim 991 [THN]
  • R v O [2011] EWCA Crim 2226
  • R v LZ [2012] EWCA Crim 1867
  • R v Y [2015] EWCA Crim 123

Ben has appeared in all of the post 2010 appeals above as well as others.

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