Thu, 18 Jul | West Midlands Police Headquarters

Honour-based Violence & Forced Marriage seminar

MALA & 23 Essex Street are delighted to present this seminar in conjunction with the True Honour charity for an evening of discussions on the impact of honour-based violence and forced marriage.
Registration is Closed

TIME & LOCATION

18 Jul 2019, 18:00 – 19:30
West Midlands Police Headquarters, Lloyd House, Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham B4 6AT, UK

ABOUT THE EVENT

Chair:

Eloise Marshall QC

Panel:

Sarbjit Athwal – Founder and CEO of True Honour

Clive Driscoll – VICE Chair and Trustee of True Honour

Eloise Marshall QC

Eloise stands out for her exceptional trial experience. She has been ranked in the Legal 500 since 2010 and is regularly instructed to prosecute and defend serious criminal trials.

Sarbjit Athwal

Sarbjit was just 19 when she was forced into marriage, which culminated in becoming a key witness in the police investigation her mother-in-law and husband's convictions and life imprisonment.

Clive Driscoll OBE

Clive completed over 34 years exemplary service with the Metropolitan Police Service. In that time, he investigated high-profile cases including the Stephen Lawrence murder. He became the first police officer to obtain a conviction in an Honour Based Violence murder where no body was found.

This event is generously supported by 23 Essex Street. West Midlands Police have kindly hosted this event at their headquarters. All visitors must bring a form of ID or business card on registration.

Download Flyer: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8537mibnm97li1p/2019-07%20MALA%20Forced%20Marriage%20Event.pdf?dl=0

Registration is Closed