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17 March | UK tied visa system ‘turning domestic workers into modern-day slaves’

Dr Virginia Mantouvalou talks to the Guardian about research into the impact of the UK tied visa system on migrant domestic workers.

News & Events

Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court of Human Rights

UCL Law Society exclusive interview with the President of the ECHR

24 March 2015
The Right to Work by Viriginia Mantouvalou

Celebrating the publication of The Right to Work at UCL Laws

23 March 2015
2014-5 President of the Bentham Association, Lord Falconer

Lord Falconer delivers 2015 Bentham Association Presidential Address

16 March 2015
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Drafting and Negotiating Intellectual Property Terms in Research Contracts

26 Mar 2015, 09:00 - 17:00
Chess Pieces

Corporate Governance’s Rise to Prominence – the British Experience

26 Mar 2015, 18:00 - 19:00
Richard Macrory

Effective Enforcement of Environmental Law

30 Mar 2015 – 31 Mar 2015

Transforming Bentham House: Explore our new home