Child abuse compensation

BL Claims expert Solicitor discusses historic abuse claims at Southampton FC on ITV news

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Watch BL Claims Senior Associate and specialist in child abuse cases, Malcolm Johnson discussing the recent claims of abuse at Southampton FC in the 1980's on ITV News. More …

Lord Janner: Pressure mounts for a criminal prosecution

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The Sunday Times for the 26th April 2016 reports on the growing pressure for a criminal prosecution against Lord Greville Janner. More …

Child abuse victims secure claim from their abuser

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In this case two sisters were raped by the defendant in 1989. The defendant was acquitted at his first trial but convicted of a second offence. He was sentenced in April 2012 to a total of 22 years custody. More …

Witchcraft linked abuse of children cases on the rise

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The BBC reports that witchcraft linked case of the abuse of children are increasing. More …

Supreme Court decision could see councils liable for foster care abuse

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A “dramatic” decision made by the UK’s Supreme Court could see local authorities being held liable for abuse carried out by independent foster carers. More …

Victims of paedophile music teacher urged to speak out

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Police have encouraged victims of a paedophile music teacher to speak to officers, after a cellist, Roger Lunn allegedly fondled boys during private music lessons between 1970 and 1989 while living in Surbiton and later Haywards Heath. More …

New child abuse trial guidelines

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New guidelines have been published in respect of the prosecution of child abuse cases in England and Wales. More …

Supreme Court may open the doors for claims against foster carers

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Malcolm Johnson, a solicitor in our team specialising in claims involving the abuse of children and vulnerable persons explains how the law is responding to a landmark case. More …

Legal remedies for pornography

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The Sunday Times carried an article about claims made by women who had been photographed by their partners in sexual poses, who had then had their images posted on the internet by way of revenge, when the relationship broke up. More …

Abuse in Worcestershire nursery

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Five men have been arrested after a child complained of being sexually assaulted at a children's nursery in Worcestershire. The police have searched a number of properties including nurseries. More …