Anti-Modern Slavery Policy

Campbell Johnston Clark Ltd ("CJC") is an international law firm, established and operating as a private limited company under English law with registered number 08431508 and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under SRA number 596892. CJC is not compelled under section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 to publish a modern slavery statement, however we believe that it is important to publicly affirm our commitment to opposing modern slavery nonetheless.

Our policies

CJC takes a strict zero tolerance approach to modern slavery in any form, both in the firm and in our suppliers. This attitude is reflected in our strict Anti-Bribery, Whistle Blower, and Corporate Social Responsibility policies. These policies are reviewed annually to ensure that CJC continues to meet the high standards we have set for ourselves.

Supplier due diligence

CJC does not knowingly support or conduct business with any organisation that has any involvement with modern slavery - this includes, but is not limited to, any suppliers engaged by CJC to provide CJC with catering, cleaning, or hospitality services. CJC takes care to make no demands of any of said suppliers that could lead them to violating any laws, including modern slavery laws. CJC works only with reputable suppliers and regularly reviews any modern slavery statements produced by said suppliers.

Risk assessment and management

As a law firm regulated by the relevant professional regulatory bodies in England, Singapore, and the USA, we consider the risk of modern slavery occurring within our business to be low. We apply high standards of review throughout our recruitment process and conduct all necessary due diligence on prospective employees before they join CJC. We also take similar care when engaging external suppliers / service providers.

Staff awareness and training

Our staff are made aware of all relevant company policies and have access to them via the company handbook on our company intranet. Those members of staff who are responsible for engaging with service providers are likewise made aware of the due diligence necessary to ensure that CJC's usual standard of care regarding modern slavery precautions are met.

Key objectives for 2024

In the coming year, CJC will continue to review our internal policies and procurement processes to ensure we continue to meet our own high standards, amending and updating these policies as necessary. We will likewise continue to ensure that our staff are aware of these standards and educate them on how to meet them, in addition to the proper procedure if any member of our team has concerns that we could do better.