New ATLEU workshop in Plymouth on child trafficking

Join us in Plymouth next month to learn more about representing child victims of trafficking in the UK. 

The course will cover:

  • An overview of the parts of the Modern Slavery Act created to better protect trafficked children
  • Best practice in taking instructions from child victims 
  • How to make compensation claims for child victims of trafficking.

Course title: Best practice and compensation claims for child victims of human trafficking
Location: Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
Date: Thursday 15 September 2016
Time: 2pm - 4.15pm
Trainers: Kalvir Kaur and Jamila Duncan-Bosu from ATLEU

Who should come?

  • Practitioners who wish to understand best practice in representing child victims of trafficking
  • Academics and other interested professionals who want to develop their knowledge in this field.  

The trainers

  • Kalvir Kaur has worked extensively with child victims of trafficking and was awarded Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year in the Immigration and Asylum category in 2008. In 2014 she was also the recipient of ECPAT UK Children’s Champion award.
  • Jamila Duncan-Bosu is a founding member of ATLEU where she specialises in making compensation claims for victims of trafficking and severe labour exploitation at employment tribunals and from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

By the end of the course, you will have:

  • Updated and extended your knowledge and understanding of the law
  • Developed an understanding of how to obtain compensation for child victims from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) including how to make an application, level of compensation to be expected and common obstacles
  • Achieved an understanding of the relevance of the National Referral Mechanism to the asylum cases of trafficked children
  • Understand the relevant tactics required to seek protection  for trafficked children giving evidence
  • Recognise any signs of secondary trauma that you may experience.

To register for your free place on this course, email by 1 September 2016.

We would like to thank Plymouth University for kindly donating the space and hospitality for this event.