Provided by Caroline Haughey KC
Crime, Regulatory, Coroners inquests and Public enquiries.
Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2018 Caroline continues to be instructed in the most high profile and complex of Human Trafficking / Modern Slavery Cases. As author of the First Modern Slavery Review - joint legal adviser on the Second Modern Slavery Act review and contributing editor to the 2nd Edition Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Law and Practice she advises and lectures on the implementation of her recommendations on a policing, practitioner, judicial and government level Internationally and domestically.
She successfully prosecuted the first child sex exploitation and the first child labour exploitation under the Act, the latter, was the subject of the BBC2 “Crown Prosecutors” series. She has successfully prosecuted the largest labour exploitation case in Europe “Operation Fort” (Panorama Program “The Slave Kings”.)
She has particular experience in the prosecution of OCG’s with an international dimension in all aspects of crime - drugs, firearms etc.
Caroline’s defence practice is focused on murder, serious violence and drugs alongside cases with disclosure issues at the fore. She has expertise in areas of complex forensic evidence: LCN DNA, entomology, causation etc. She appears before disciplinary panels and provides early intervention guidance to corporate bodies and private individuals on both criminal and regulatory matters including GLAA and international matters.