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Dean Gathercole – Ex Nottingham Social Worker jailed for 19 years for sexual assaults against young girls from a Nottingham Children’s Home (Amberdale) 08-May-2018

An Ex Nottingham Social Worker, Dean Gathercole, has been jailed for 19 years for sexual assaults against young vulnerable girls from a Nottingham Children’s Continue Reading... View all latest news

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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

Armes (NA) -v- Nottinghamshire County Council – A welcome victory for abused foster children Supreme Court rule child abuse victory for Nottingham Claimant against Nottinghamshire County Council Today, the Supreme Court gave a much-awaited judgement in the case of Armes (NA) -v- Nottinghamshire County Council finding that local authorities are vicariously liable for the actions of foster parents. The claimant,…

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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

Stockport MP, Ann Coffey, says rise in number of children being “farmed out” to care homes. 2012 government reforms made a pledge to reduce the number of “out of borough placements” to help combat child sexual exploitation, but Ministers are now being accused of breaking that promise. Labour MP Ann Coffey is expected to use a Commons debate later to…

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