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    Keren Adams

Keren Adams is Director of Legal Advocacy at the Human Rights Law Centre, leading the organisation’s work on business and human rights. Her work in Australia and internationally has included a range of landmark cases against multinationals for abuses in their overseas operations. These included the UK’s then largest-ever group claim against oil trader Trafigura on behalf of 30,000 victims of toxic waste dumping in the Cote d’Ivoire and against sugar giant Tate & Lyle on behalf of 200 rural farmers dispossessed by landgrabs in Cambodia. She has also acted in claims against the state on behalf of children abused in state care, immigration detainees and prisoners of war. Keren is a founding member of the Australian Corporate Accountability Network and a member of the Australian government’s advisory group on business and human rights.