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Court refuses to strike out claim of trafficking victim

PP v the Home Office & Anor [2017] EWHC 663 (QB)

Related Member(s):
Chris Buttler QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Immigration, Asylum and Free Movement

Claim alleged the failure to make reasonable enquiries as to whether the claimant was a victim of trafficking in breach of the investigative duty imposed by the ECHR, art 4 and also unlawful detention as a consequence of alleged errors of law relating to the identification of the claimant as a victim of trafficking. The Court refused to strike out the false imprisonment claim and refused to strike out the ECHR, art 4 claim.

Chris Buttler was involved in this case.