Physical & Sexual Abuse
We understand that if you have been the victim of sexual, physical or emotional abuse it is often difficult to talk about what has happened.
Our highly specialist team of solicitors are here to listen to you and to provide specialist legal advice for survivors of sexual, physical or emotional abuse.
How we can help
We can advise:
- If you have an action against the party responsible for the abuse
- On making a CICA application
If you wish to speak with one of our specialist solicitors, in the strictest confidence, then you can email us or telephone us.
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,…
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…
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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Our solicitors remain operational through secure remote working, but there are administrative staff shortages. This means that there may be a delay in responding to emails or calls, and some work may take longer than originally planned.
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