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You're invited to join us online for this session with the award winning Professor Parosha Chandran, Professor of Practice in Modern Slavery Law, who will be discussing her ground-breaking cases and work that has shaped the development of the laws on human trafficking and modern slavery in the UK and abroad.

Parosha Chandran is a human rights barrister based at One Pump Court in London and a world-leading expert on the law relating to human trafficking for the UN, Council of Europe and OSCE. She represents adult and child victims of modern slavery and human trafficking and has set critical legal trafficking precedents including in the asylum, slavery, criminal non-punishment, civil and public law fields. She has contributed to key international legal guidance on trafficking, provides judicial training and has advised on legislation including the UK’s Modern Slavery Act 2015. She has received many honours for her work including the Trafficking in Persons Hero Award 2015 from John Kerry in Washington DC for her work in developing the rule of law on trafficking in the UK and abroad and for her ‘unparalleled achievements in providing legal services to survivors of modern slavery’.

She is Senior Legal Advisor to Parliament's Modern Slavery Project, supporting Commonwealth States to improve their trafficking & modern slavery laws. She is the General Editor of the leading textbook, Human Trafficking Handbook: Recognising Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery in the UK (LexisNexis, 2011).

In 2008 Parosha Chandran was awarded the ‘Barrister of the Year Award’ and declared ‘a remarkable talent’ by the Law Society of England and Wales’s Excellence Awards for her pioneering cases and work to create a new body of law in favour of victims of human trafficking, that would help trafficked adults and children receive better protection and rights recognition in the UK.

Now, as the Senior Legal Advisor to the British Parliament’s Modern Slavery Project, she continues to work towards eradicating modern slavery and providing better protection for victims of trafficking, slavery, servitude and forced labour through supporting Commonwealth States in improving their laws in these fields. Professor Parosha Chandran was appointed Professor in Practice in Modern Slavery Law at King's in recognition of my outstanding work in the field over a career spanning more than two decades.

This talk is part of King's College London's Dickson Poon School of Law Academic Showcase Series.

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Professor of Practice in Modern Slavery Law

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