Supreme Court upholds child victim of trafficking's claim for damages

ATLEU represented the Appellant in the landmark case of Hounga v Allen [2014] UKSC 47.

This is the first case on human trafficking to be considered by the Supreme Court. In a majority judgment new rights are awarded to victims of trafficking who take their traffickers to court. 

The UK’s highest court overturned the Court of Appeal who had refused the victim - who was trafficked at age 14 - the right to recover compensation. 

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