‘World-leading’ Modern Slavery Act 2015: review confirms more to be done
Katherine specialises in extradition and has significant experience representing and advising requested persons and foreign governments in relation to requests from both within and outside the EU. She has appeared as an advocate at all levels from the Magistrates’ Court to the Supreme Court. Katherine's detailed understanding of human rights law and national and international developments in this area mean that she is able to provide helpful and practical advice to clients.
Her past experience acting on behalf of prosecution agencies, including the the CPS and FCA, makes Katherine well placed to offer specialist and tactical advice to those facing criminal charges and informs her advice in respect of private prosecutions and regulatory allegations.
Katherine is well recognised in the field of Business and Human Rights and is a founder and co-chair of the Business and Human Rights Practitioners’ Network. Katherine’s experience in this field includes working with and lecturing NGOs and law firms on issues of corporate responsibility and liability for human rights abuses and environmental harm. She has worked with and lectured NGOs and law firms on issues of corporate responsibility and liability for human rights abuses and environmental harm. These issues can also be relevant in cases brought under Modern Slavery Act and the Bribery Act; offences that Katherine has experience of defending.
Katherine's practice encompasses public law matters and she has acted in judicial review proceedings for regulators, private organisations and professional associations. She also has experience of conducting and advising on proceedings before regulatory tribunals, particularly in professional discipline matters.
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