NEWS

10 Aug 2015

The Liability of Hotel Operators in child abuse and exploitation cases

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Richard Barraclough QC has written a paper which deals with the liability of hotel operators in areas where high levels of sexual exploitation of young people can lead to their misuse and their involvement in crimes against vulnerable people.

In the article Richard Barraclough QC discusses the issues that arise from co-operation with the police and involvement in surveillance operations and the risks that these entail. He also draws on legal principles from other jurisdictions, and in particular on the experience of other countries in dealing with the problems, in particular, the experiences of Australia and the United States.

To view the article click here

Richard Barraclough QC has advised a major hotel chain in relation to the protection of vulnerable persons, child exploitation and liability mitigation systems. To view his profile click here