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Jan

29

Wednesday

A Tale of Two Duties: Comparing the scope and effectiveness of UK and French National Law on Supply Chains and Fundamental Rights

6.00pm

Lectures

Public

Sarah Bros, Professeur Agrégé at the Université Paris Dauphine and Sandhya Drew, Lecturer at the City Law School, will be discussing their joint work on UK and French law in this area. They will focus on the question of the comparative effectiveness of the reporting requirements.  They will discuss the scope for other means of accountability.

Professeur Sarah Bros: Sarah completed a business degree at the prestigious Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Paris and then  obtained her PhD on 'L’interdépendance contractuelle' from the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris 2).   She has just taken up professorship in private law at the Université Paris Dauphine.  Since 2014, Sarah, along with Christian Larroumet,  has authored editions of the leading book Contract Law, published by Economica. She regularly publishes articles on contract law and on tort law in both France and Latin America.

Ms Sandhya Drew:  Sandhya graduated from the University of Oxford and then qualified in law at City Law School.  She practised from Tooks Chambers for 20 years specialising in employment and public law and in that time also worked for the ILO on forced labour issues.   She has worked in India, including on submissions to the Supreme Court, on human rights issues, including trafficking.   She first wrote in 2002, for the European Human Rights Law Review,  on trafficking as a modern form of slavery and published a leading textbook on human trafficking, human rights in 2009.  For two years she was Chair of the Education and Development Committee of the UKHTC.  She has litigated many cases for victims of forced labour, domestic servitude, and trafficking, including being instructed in Kawogo v UK and by the Equality and Human Rights Commission as intervener in CN v UK which preceded the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

The talk will begin in B200 (in the main building, Northampton Square) at 6.00pm and will be followed by refreshments. All welcome.

If you have any queries please contact Sandhya Drew

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When and where

6.00pm - 8.00pmWednesday 29th January 2020

B200 University Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom