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Former Holmewood House teacher charged with sexual abuse offences

A former teacher has been charged following allegations of non-recent sexual abuse at Holmewood House Prep School in Kent. Neil Scott, now aged 75, was…

By Hayley Chapman
BBK Manifesto: Reform the law on apologies in civil proceedings

The law on apologies in civil proceedings should be updated to ensure survivors of abuse are more likely to receive an apology. Section 2 of…

By Abbie Hickson
BBK Manifesto: Making courtrooms more accessible and safe

In 2020 we conducted research into the accessibility of Britian’s civil and criminal courthouses and the results were shaming. In our research we used 11…

By Jonathan Wheeler
BBK Manifesto: Expand ‘position of trust’ roles to protect more children

I specialise in representing survivors of sexual abuse and unfortunately have seen the often severe repercussions of adults breaching their positions of authority, power and trust. It…

By David McClenaghan
BBK’s Manifesto for Injured People #ChampioningChange

Over the last eight months, we have been working on Bolt Burdon Kemp’s Manifesto for Injured People. At BBK we are passionate about supporting injured…

By Jonathan Wheeler
Heart surgeon Amal Bose charged with sexual assaults against staff at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

A senior heart surgeon has been charged with 14 counts of sexual assault against women at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. Amal Bose, 54, who was formerly…

By Hayyin Fan
Family and children behind more child sexual abuse than grooming gangs, figures suggest

Child abuse is more frequently perpetrated by family members and other children than by grooming gangs, recent analysis by a police taskforce indicates. The taskforce,…

By Raphael Amyrotos
The silent struggle: Abuse in sports and why it can go unreported

Sport has always been a vital part of many people’s lives, shaping their physical health, social interactions, and personal development. It represents a source of…

By Martyna Lewczuk
Missed opportunity to protect children with new laws on duty to report sexual abuse

Proposed laws to protect children from sexual abuse do not go far enough, we believe. The Government has published its response to hundreds of organisations…

By Emma Barrow
Witness appeal – abuse by Scout Leader Paul Rogers

I represent a client who has instructed me that they were subjected to sexual abuse by their Scout Leader Paul Rogers in around 1970.  At…

By Joseph Carr
Headteacher Neil Foden guilty of sexual abuse

An “arrogant, controlling” headteacher has been found guilty of sexually abusing four female pupils. Neil Foden, 66, had denied all 20 charges against him, with…

By Marek Marczynski
Headteacher Neil Foden accused of sexual abuse

Neil Foden, who was the headteacher at Ysgol Friars in Bangor and strategic head of Ysgol Dyffryn Nantlle in Penygroes, Gwynedd, stands criminal trial for…

By Marek Marczynski
Headteacher in court after ‘20 sexual offences against children’

A former headteacher has appeared in court charged with 20 sexual offences against children. Neil Foden, former head of Ysgol Friars, is accused of sexual…

By Joseph Carr
GP Thomas Plimmer branded ‘accomplished liar’ as he’s struck off for sexual behaviour

A GP who had sex with colleagues at his practice when he should have been treating patients has been struck off. Thomas Plimmer, a GP…

By Hayyin Fan
South London support worker Michael Commettant sentenced for abusing pupil

A school support worker has been jailed after sexually abusing a female pupil. Michael Commettant, 27, a learning behaviour mentor at a south London school,…

By Hayyin Fan
Former Catholic Priest James Murphy jailed again for child sexual offences

A former Catholic priest has been jailed for sexual abuse against several boys as young as five. James Murphy, 77, was sentenced to 31 months…

By Hayyin Fan
Honour-based abuse: still a lot more to be done

Emma Barrow writes about Honour-based abuse for New Law Journal. Read the full article below: Honour-based abuse is an act of violence committed by an…

By Emma Barrow
Embracing apologies: A call for law reform

The law on apologies in civil cases could soon be reformed offering a vital step forward for survivors of negligence, abuse or personal injury. The…

By Abbie Hickson
Deputy headteacher barred from teaching for life after raping girl

A primary school deputy headteacher has been barred from teaching after she was jailed for child sexual abuse offences. Julie Morris, 46, the safeguarding lead…

By Raphael Amyrotos
Number of alleged sexual abuse incidents at Youth Offenders’ Institutions revealed

At least 40 incidents of alleged sexual abuse inside Young Offenders’ Institutions (“YOIs”) have been referred to police, it has been revealed, between November 2019…

By Hayyin Fan

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