barrister; writer; commentator; president, Business and Human Rights Commission, Union Internationale des Avocats
Samantha Davies is a barrister specialising in white collar crime, extradition and family law. She has represented governments and judicial authorities in Europe, Africa and the Americas. Samantha has a particular focus on human rights arising from her work in anti-corruption and is currently working on a project relating to slavery in overseas supply chains with an emphasis on combatting child labour.
She has taught undergraduates as part of the Law Tripos at Cambridge University and was recently a discussant on the King’s College London University’s Human Rights Development and Global Justice Series. She has written for the Times, appeared as a commentator on Sky News and is currently president of the Business and Human Rights Commission of the Union Internationale des Avocats. Samantha speaks French and Spanish fluently and enjoys writing in her free time.
Follow Samantha on Twitter: @samdavspeak
Thursday 17 October, 19:00 CIEE London Global Institute, 46-47 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 4JP, UK
A British Bill of Rights: guarantee or threat to freedom?
Saturday 2 November, 12:00 Auditorium 2
Modern slavery: myth or reality?