Jennifer is a committed junior barrister who accepts instructions for both Prosecution and Defence work. She regularly provides written advice and is recognised for her concise analysis and pragmatism. As an advocate, she is clear and direct.
Here Jennifer presents an update on the mechanics of The Modern Slavery Act 2015, highlighting the role of consent. Jennifer refers to her own experience, giving details of a case she is currently working on to demonstrate this, in addition to critically outlining two landmark cases.
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The Modern Slavery Act 2015 Trafficking Slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour Consent DPP v M  EWHC 3422 (admin) R v Brecani  EWCA Crim 731 Building trust Procedure in Modern Slavery cases National Referral Mechanism Single Competent Authority “Reasonable grounds” “Conclusive grounds” Experts Possession of drugs Supply of drugs