Ben Douglas-Jones QC is a barrister at 5 Paper Buildings in London. He is also an attorney-at-law in Grenada, with rights of audience in the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal and a Recorder of the Crown Court. He specialises in human rights, appeals, complex fraud, serious crime and regulatory law, including consumer and intellectual property. His human rights and appellate practice has seen him appear in all recent leading cases concerning victims of human trafficking and refugees who commit offences, including special court cases before three successive Lords Chief Justices. The Legal 500 describes him as having “a fabulous acumen for seeing the point and exposing deficiencies in the other side's case.' Chambers and Partners describes him as “a great barrister”. Ben cowrote the Crown Prosecution Service Guidance on charging and prosecuting victims of human trafficking, the Law Society Guidance on trafficking and refugee defences and Judicial College Guidance on trafficking. He provides domestic and international training on human trafficking and modern slavery in the context of judicial, practitioner and regulatory compliance training and has provided evidence to governmental committees on trafficking and transparency of supply chains.
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