Thousands of men and women have taken to Twitter to report of sexual harassment and sexual assault using the hashtag #metoo to raise awareness of the issue. But is it possible for someone to have been sexually assaulted or sexual harassed and not even know? Deborah Corcoran, abuse lawyer, takes a look at the law
A Southwark Social Services former youth leader has been convicted of further offences of child abuse at Woolwich Crown Court. Convicted of 7 counts of child abuse, he was later sentenced to eleven years. John Desmond Adler had faced an earlier trial last year when he was found guilty of 3 other counts of child
Child abuse solicitor, Deborah Corcoran of Simpson Millar has secured £500,000 under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, the maximum amount that can be awarded under the scheme. The award has been made to her client, a 32 year old female who as a child endured many years of sexual and physical abuse by her father.
Monks Park School Christopher Flavin, 63, an ex-teacher at Bristol’s Monks Park School has pleaded guilty to sexual offences against a child and jailed for more than four and a half years. Sentenced at Bristol Crown Court on Tuesday 24th November he was found guilty of eight counts of indecent assaults on a boy under
Danesbury School abuse The Hertfordshire press have today reported on two of our clients who are suing Hertfordshire County Council for the suffering they underwent as victims of alleged sexual abuse, carried out by a deputy head teacher when they were former pupils of Danesbury School in Bengeo, Hertford. Police have confirmed allegations were made
Three men have been jailed for 28 indecent assaults against boys at Swaylands School, a school for vulnerable children. The men, 73 year old David Hennessy, 70 year old Colwyn Baker and 61 year old Nigel Putman were charged with more than 50 counts of abuse at Swaylands School in Kent over a 26 year