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Siobhán is a Senior Associate solicitor in the Abuse team at Bolt Burdon Kemp.

Prior to her arrival Siobhán worked on behalf of catastrophically injured clients, undertaking work with clients who had suffered brain and spinal injuries.  Seeking a new challenge Siobhán joined Bolt Burdon Kemp in January 2013.

Since her arrival Siobhán has undertaken claims against The Scout Association, the Church of England and various public schools.  Recognising her commitment to getting the best for her clients Siobhán was nominated for the Young Achiever of the Year award at the Personal Injury Awards 2011.  Siobhán has also been recognised as being “highly committed, with a strong sense of justice” in the 2015/16 Legal 500.

Siobhán was also the Chair of the Board of Trustees of 28 Too Many until October 2017, a UK based anti female genital mutilation (FGM) charity working to end FGM across Africa and the diaspora communities through research, building community networks and international advocacy.  28 Too Many travels to Africa producing reports on the prevalence of FGM as well as advising the UK and international governments on what can be done to bring about a sustainable change to end FGM.

Professional memberships

  • Former Chair of FGM Charity, 28 Too Many
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Amnesty International

Media contributions and commentary

  • Interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, February 2018 – regarding the release of John Worboys
  • Interview on the Vanessa Feltz Show, BBC Radio London, February 2018 – giving her opinion on the release of John Worboys

  • Interview with Nick Ferrari on LBC, August 2018 – regarding abuse in the Catholic Church

Siobhán's Recent Posts

Adult Abuse
Women are dying and nothing is being done – why?

Another woman has been killed.  More headlines are being generated by the seemingly random and senseless murder of a woman on her way to meet…

By Siobhán Crawford
Abuse Claims
Charlie Webster Exposes Abuse in Athletics & Calls for Change

Following Charlie Webster’s work in closing the legal loophole allowing sports coaches who are in positions of trust to abuse the 16 and 17 year…

By Siobhán Crawford
Abuse Claims
John James Hewitt jailed for 24 years for abusing children in Hull

In June 2021, John James Hewitt was finally brought to justice having abused children since the 1980s. He was jailed for 24 years in respect…

By Siobhán Crawford
  • 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.
  • I couldn’t fault anything, I was kept informed throughout. Siobhán was great.  I’d also like to give special mention to Harriet and Rebecca who helped a lot.
    TM
  • Siobhán was amazing, she gave me exceptional service and I was really happy with the result.
    TR

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