Upcoming BAFS Events

Science & Justice: The Family Courts

Due to current concerns regarding the COVID-19, this event has been postponed until further notice. Those who have already registered for the event will receive a refund. We apologise for any inconvenience.

21st March 2020

Venue: Bush House, King's College London, WC2B 4BG

The role of forensic science, expert evidence and the family justice system in safeguarding children from harm including FGM, radicalisation and non-accidental injury.

Registration Fees:

  • Non - Member: £75.00
  • Member: £65.00
  • Concession for Retiree: £40.00
  • Student Non-Member: £25.00
  • Student Member: £15.00


09:00 Tea & Coffee

09:20 Welcome and Introduction from the President


09:30 FGM and the Family Courts Dr Charlotte Proudman

10:15 The policing challenges on how to best protect and safeguard children from the practice of FGM, within the family court system Pal Singh

11:00 Tea & Coffee

Radicalisation of Children

11:15 Radicalisation and the Family Courts Chris Barnes

12:00 Radicalisation of Children Dr. Azer Mohammed

12:45 Lunch

Safeguarding Children from Non accidental injury

13:30 Sexual abuse The Honorable Mrs Justice Judd QC

14:15 Non-accidental Injury Prof Jo Delahunty QC

15:00 Coffee

15:15 Psychiatric Injury Dr Sveta Alladi

16:00 Panel discussion (for all speakers)

16:30 Closing remarks by the President