Sally Ann Morrison
Part of the Child Abuse Team
Sally Ann is a solicitor in the Child Abuse team at Bolt Burdon Kemp. She qualified as a solicitor in September 2015 and joined the firm in March 2017.
Sally Ann specialises in cases representing survivors of forced prostitution and other forms of sexual exploitation. She has wide-ranging experience and has worked with survivors of teenage grooming, gang violence, emotional manipulation and domestic violence. Prior to joining Bolt Burdon Kemp, Sally Ann gained experience working in several foreign jurisdictions, including working in New York for the Legal Aid Society’s Exploitation Intervention Project where she represented victims and survivors of sex trafficking and labour exploitation in the Human Trafficking Intervention Court. She worked on numerous cases which involved domestic and international trafficking where her clients were forced to provide sex services on the street, in hotels and in massage parlours. Sally Ann also spent time in Mumbai, working for the Human Rights Law Network on issues such as child marriage and female genital mutilation.
Through her work, Sally Ann has represented asylum seekers in cases involving labour exploitation through physical and emotional abuse at the hands of ‘agents’ or employers, false imprisonment and debt bondage. She has also gained extensive experience representing members of the transgender community who have suffered physical, sexual and emotional abuse and discrimination in schools, care homes, organised activity groups, and at the hands of the police.
Sally Ann has represented survivors of abuse with diverse cultural, social, political and religious backgrounds. By understanding the complexities of abuse in different circumstances, and how unique the consequences can be for each individual, she is able to tailor the conduct of her cases to ensure each client feels comfortable and supported throughout their claim.
Sally Ann has a degree in Chemistry from Durham University and obtained a distinction in both her Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course from BPP Law School.