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Church of England Failed to Protect Children from Sexual Abusers

Posted on: October 6, 2020

UPPAL TAYLOR SOLICITORS are specialist civil litigation, public inquiry and child abuse compensation solicitors. If you wish to speak with a solicitor in the strictest of confidence please call 0115 982 0770 or complete our confidential online Inquiry form which can be found HERE The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has published its findings following an investigation into the…

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Manchester Arena Bombing Public Inquiry Begins

Posted on: September 7, 2020

A public inquiry into the Manchester Arena Bombing in May 2017 at the end of an Ariana Grande concert has began today at Manchester Magistrates Court. The Inquiry is chaired by Sir John Saunders, a retired High Court Judge. On 22nd May 2017 Salman Abedi detonated a bomb in the foyer area of Manchester Arena after an Ariana Grande concert…

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Rotherham Child Sexual Exploitation – Five Men Arrested

Posted on: August 5, 2020

The BBC has reported that Five men have been arrested over Rotherham Child Sexual Exploitation  The allegations are in respect of four girls and the offences are alleged to have taken place when they were aged between 11 and 16, some 20 years ago. Police Officers from the National Crime Agency, working as part of Operation Stovewood, arrested the men…

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IICSA Lambeth Council Public Hearing Concludes

Posted on: August 5, 2020

The public hearing in the Lambeth Council Phase of The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) which commenced on 29th June 2020 has concluded. The final hearing in this phase of the IICSA Inquiry into Lambeth Council concluded on Friday 28th June 2020 with each legal team delivering a closing speech. Uppal Taylor Solicitors represent LA-A131 in this phase…

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Child Abuse Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks

Posted on: July 31, 2020

Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks Public Hearings to start on 21 September 2020 A Public Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is due to hear evidence on the subject of Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks. The Independent Investigation into Child Sexual Abuse are due to hear evidence in the Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks phase of the Inquiry…

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Our cases

Armes (NA) -v- Nottinghamshire County Council – A welcome victory for abused foster children Supreme Court rule child abuse victory for Nottingham Claimant against Nottinghamshire County Council Today, the Supreme Court gave a much-awaited judgement in the case of Armes (NA) -v- Nottinghamshire County Council finding that local authorities are vicariously liable for the actions of foster parents. The claimant,…

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Notable cases

Court hands down judgement in B&B – v – Leicestershire County Council and rules that Local Authorities owe a non-delegable duty of care to children who are placed in foster care. The Claimants were represented by Mr. Christopher Ratcliffe, solicitor, of Uppal Taylor Solicitors and Mr. Philip Turton, barrister, of Ropewalk Chambers, Nottingham. The Claimants brought proceedings against the Local…

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Other news

Stockport MP, Ann Coffey, says rise in number of children being “farmed out” to care homes. 2012 government reforms made a pledge to reduce the number of “out of borough placements” to help combat child sexual exploitation, but Ministers are now being accused of breaking that promise. Labour MP Ann Coffey is expected to use a Commons debate later to…

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