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Policing and Human Rights: New Challenges under Articles 2 – 4 ECHR

10th December 2018

This full-day conference, chaired by John Beggs QC, will draw on our police team’s experience to provide a detailed, practical and strategic look at how to avoid and defend claims arising from breaches of Article 2 – 4, covering key themes, practice and recent cases across the following topics:


  • Article 2: positive and negative obligations
    Angus Moon QC and James Berry
  • Article 2: the scope of the investigative obligation
    Ian Skelt
  • Article 2: update on inquests
    Nageena Khalique QC and Cecily White
  • Article 3: Implications of DSD
    Debra Powell QC and Anthony Searle
  • Articles 4 & 5: claims against police by victims of modern slavery
    Dijen Basu QC and Elizabeth Fox
  • Tactics, limitation and quantum in human rights claims
    Gerry Boyle QC and Elliot Gold


10 to 10:30 am registration
4 pm drinks reception

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