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Covid-19 update: Business as usual at Bolt Burdon Kemp

Bolt Burdon Kemp continues to remain very much open for business. We are passionate about achieving life-changing results for our clients, providing excellent client care and ensuring you receive the support you need.

We continue to progress our clients’ existing cases and support new clients with their cases.

All of our wonderful people are successfully working from home. We have re-opened our office so that those who need to work in the office are able to do so, in a socially distanced and safe manner. 

Our strategy of working in teams continues to ensure there is always someone for you to talk to. We are using telephone and video-conferencing very effectively. A number of multi-million pound cases have settled since the virus outbreak, using these facilities.

We are determined more than ever that the wheels of justice will keep on turning.

Contact us on 020 7288 4800 or info@boltburdonkemp.co.uk and one of our team will get in touch with you.

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Abuse Claims

Child Abuse Solicitors

We are one of the country’s largest teams of specialist child abuse lawyers. We will support you in seeking justice and treatment for the wrongs you have suffered, even if that means changing the law.

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What is Child Abuse?

Child abuse is any action – committed by an adult or child – that causes significant harm to a child or young person under the age of 18. Child abuse can take many different forms including physical, sexual and emotional mistreatment and even neglect. The perpetrators can be individual abusers, foster parents, employers, employees or volunteers at sports or youth clubs, social services and even religious organisations. Read more about what qualifies as child abuse.

Survivors’ Stories

Watch the testimonies of five child abuse survivors in a short film that seeks to inform and empower others who may have endured similar abuse. Disclosing your suffering is never easy but our contributors hope that their stories will inspire others to come forward and disclose their abuse to the police.

 

Why choose Bolt Burdon Kemp?

Child abuse specialist solicitors

We have an empathetic team of highly trained solicitors dedicated to help survivors of abuse secure compensation.

Personal, bespoke service

When we handle your case, you can choose whether your solicitor is male or female. You will also have direct access to your solicitor by email or mobile and can speak to them at any time.

Therapy & support services

We can introduce you to charities and professional therapists who will provide you with support through the legal process, and advisers to talk you through investing your compensation.

Coverage worldwide

We represent clients anywhere in the world who have been abused in England and Wales or those abused abroad where there is a connection to England or Wales.

Highly Recommended

We are one of the leading adult and child abuse law firms, having won cases in both the Court of Appeal and House of Lords which have changed the law, making it easier for many to claim compensation.

 

 

£200,000 awarded for local authority’s failure to protect a child

Bolt Burdon Kemp recently settled a claim for £200,000 on behalf of our client, Maureen Wood, against Staffordshire Council for their negligence in failing to protect her from serious abuse at the hands of her mother, brother and stepfather.

More Success Stories

How it works

Having gained some insight into who we are and what we do, find out about the compensation claims process, and what happens when you first contact us.

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Meet our Abuse Claims Team

Dino Nocivelli
Partner – Part of the Abuse Claims Team
Jessica Standley
Associate – Part of the Abuse Claims Team
Siobhán Crawford
Senior Associate – Part of the Abuse Claims Team
Joseph Carr
Associate – Part of the Abuse Claims Team
Meet the full team
  • Jessica was superb, I have nothing but good things to say.  She was helpful, considerate and compassionate.
  • Jessica was absolutely brilliant, she was really caring.  She helped me, talked to me and listened to me.  She fought really hard to get me as much as she could.
  • Siobhan was outstanding, she was always available and I never felt like I was a burden.  She explained everything clearly and fully and she was always realistic with me, which I very much appreciated.  She was knowledgeable, instilled confidence and was incredibly kind and supportive.  I never felt alone and…
  • Siobhán was wonderful, she understood me and all of my concerns and kept me informed.  She really was wonderful!
    S.H.

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