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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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Joseph is an Associate in Bolt Burdon Kemp’s Abuse team.  He qualified as a solicitor in September 2014.

Joseph represents survivors of childhood sexual abuse in claims for compensation.  He acts in claims against individual abusers as well as against religious institutions, schools, the cadets, the Scout Association and social services.

Before qualifying as a solicitor, Joseph studied at UCL (University College London) and he was awarded a distinction on the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law.

Joseph also delivers training to external organisations on the civil claims process for abuse survivors and volunteers for the Schools Consent Project where he delivers workshops to school pupils on the issue of consent.

Joseph has appeared on BBC news, in national newspapers and on BBC radio to represent survivors.

Professional memberships

  • Association of Child Abuse Lawyers
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

Joseph's Recent Posts

Child Abuse
Beauchamps High School teacher Gabriel Uttley jailed for sexually abusing pupils

After a five-day jury trial at Basildon Crown Court, Uttley was convicted on 13th November 2020 of seven offences of indecent assault relating to three…

By Joseph Carr
Child Abuse
Joseph Carr quoted by BBC Sports, 21 October 2020

By Joseph Carr
church_abuse
Abuse Claims
Respected Church Leader and ex-BBC Wales presenter Benjamin Thomas jailed for 10 years for abusing…

Disgraced pastor Benjamin Thomas, 44, of the Criccieth Family Church in Gwynedd was jailed for 10 years and four months earlier this month after admitting…

By Joseph Carr
  • Joe was superb.  He was really fantastic with me from the beginning and very sensitive.
    PW
  • Joseph Carr was very good, really understanding, compassionate and sympathetic.  He was excellent and really professional.
  • Joseph was absolutely outstanding in all ways – he dealt with me from day one all the way to the trial and having that continuity was so important for me.  This was an incredibly difficult time for me as I had told no one – he explained everything to me,…
    M.G.
  • Joseph and Rebecca were both great.  They really supported me throughout this difficult process.  Joseph was very responsive and always kept me in the loop the whole time – he really empowered me to face my abuser in court face to face.
    HB

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