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Catholic Church and local authorities claim victims of child sexual abuse ‘consented’ 22-Aug-2017

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We will advise on the way forward and the steps involved. We ensure that you are involved with each stage of the process and have a full understanding of your case.

Welcome to Uppal Taylor Solicitors

Uppal Taylor Solicitors are a specialist firm of solicitors with extensive experience in historic child abuse claims.

We represent individuals from across England and Wales and have acted for clients internationally.

We have brought claims for historic abuse against social services, the Police, foster parents, churches, religious and charitable organisations, private institutions, schools and individual abusers.

We are specialist lawyers in historic child abuse actions

We are dedicated to guiding survivors of abuse in bringing their claim for compensation.

We have a strong belief in changing the law for the benefit of survivors of abuse.

We have acted on behalf of the individuals in the Bryn Alyn action which set the legal foundations for child abuse cases and paved the way for survivors of abuse to obtain justice.

We believe in having a strong and personalised approach. We are proud of our ability to offer clear and concise advice and assistance on the legal options available to you in pursuing a claim.

We are here for you

We have represented many former victims of child abuse in both individual and group actions. We know the difficulties that it takes in coming forward and talking about such distressing experiences and we are here to guide you through your case with a confidential, sympathetic and professional approach.

We can also provide advice on:

  • Obtaining your social service records
  • The Local Authority complaints procedures
  • Criminal Injury Compensation Authority applications
  • Contacting the Police to report any abuse

All enquiries are dealt with sympathetically and confidentially. You can email us or telephone us to discuss your claim.

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Our cases

KR & Others – v – Royal & Sun Alliance Plc (2006) High Court before Simon J Proceedings were brought by the successful Bryn Alyn Claimants against the Public Liability Insurer of Bryn Alyn under the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 s.1. The issue that fell to be determined was whether the relevant insurance policy existed pre August…

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Notable cases

Court hands down judgement in B&B – v – Leicestershire County Council and rules that Local Authorities owe a non-delegable duty of care to children who are placed in foster care. The Claimants were represented by Mr. Christopher Ratcliffe, solicitor, of Uppal Taylor Solicitors and Mr. Philip Turton, barrister, of Ropewalk Chambers, Nottingham. The Claimants brought proceedings against the Local…

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Other news

Prosecutors in England and Wales have been told that online hate crimes should be treated as seriously as abuse committed face-to-face. Amending its guidance for prosecutors, the Crown Prosecution Service said the impact of tweeting abuse can be as “equally devastating” as shouting. A hate crime is an offence motivated by a “hostility or prejudice” including racism, sexism or homophobia….

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