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Listen to inspirational abuse lawyer Elizabeth Duncan at a free online event   Slee Blackwell Solicitors are national experts in abuse law. You can call our free abuse legal helpline on 0808 139 1606. Alternatively email us in confidence at [email protected]   Elizabeth Duncan, one of the lawyers behind Slee Blackwell's popular free legal helpline for abuse survivors will be one of the speakers at a forthcoming event arranged by WLAM. WLAM (Women Lawyers & Mothers) is a network of female lawyers who support each other...

Case study of a woman who successfully sued her employer after suffering a traumatic sexual assault at work.   We specialise in dealing with sexual assault at work claims on a national basis. Call freephone 0808 139 1606 for a free, no obligation discussion to find out your options or email us at [email protected]   Rachel Thain, a partner in our specialist abuse team, was approached by a woman who had been the victim of sexual assault at work by a male senior member...

CICA 'same roof ' rules changed   The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority has handed 'same roof ' victims a second chance to make a claim, but do they know they have been given it? For further guidance on making a same roof CICA claim contact our free legal helpline on 0808 139 1606.   Abuse lawyer and CICA expert, Rachel Thain, is calling on the government to take urgent steps to publicise a significant change in the CICA criminal injuries compensation scheme and extend...

Claiming criminal injuries compensation for abuse   Elizabeth Duncan is a lawyer who specialises is claiming compensation for abuse. In this brief case study she tells the story of a man who was abused after contacting social media and dating groups. The perpetrators were not prosecuted, but Elizabeth was nevertheless able to recover compensation for her client by making a CICA criminal injuries compensation claim.   We are experienced abuse law solicitors who assist people nationwide with claiming compensation for abuse on a No...

Rachel Thain, a lawyer in our specialist abuse department, looks the impact the coronavirus pandemic and consequent lockdown is having on those who have suffered abuse. During the unprecedented time we find ourselves living through, most of us are spending significantly more time at home. For some people social distancing can result in feelings of isolation and loneliness. I am spending this time checking in with many of my clients who I know to be vulnerable, to offer them what support...

Slee Blackwell have been ranked among the best abuse solicitors in Devon & Somerset by the The Legal 500 We operate a free legal helpline for people who require guidance on abuse compensation law. To speak to a member of the team in confidence call us on  freephone 0808 139 1606. Alternatively email us at [email protected] The Legal 500 is an independent legal directory that is published annually. It is a leading guide to the best solicitors in the country and is totally independent and impartial. Slee...

Abuse lawyer Rachel Thain has recently recovered compensation for two former inmates of Medomsley Detention Centre for abuse they suffered there.   We specialise in no win, no fee abuse compensation claims. If you are the victim of abuse and wondering if you are entitled to compensation or you would like to know more about making a Medomsley Detention Centre claim, then call our free and confidential legal helpline on 0808 139 1606 or send us an email.   Medomsley Detention Centre near Durham...

We win compensation from the council in a teacher abuse claim   If you are looking for specialist solicitors with a track record of getting results in a teacher abuse claim call us on 0808 139 1606 for a free case assessment and details on no win, no fee funding. Alternatively you can send us an email in total confidence.   Our client, who we shall call 'N' for confidentiality reasons, contacted us on the recommendation of his friend who our abuse claim team...

Slee Blackwell's award winning abuse lawyer Elizabeth Duncan appeared on Charlie Taylor's breakfast show on BBC Radio Somerset this morning (24 May 2019) to discuss the case of convicted pedophile Bob Higgins. Higgins abused boys over a period of 25 years while working as a youth football coach for clubs like Southampton FC. Using his position as a 'star maker' Higgins was able to gain access to his young victims who believed he could make their dreams of becoming a professional footballer come...

Lawyer Elizabeth Duncan offers legal help for rape victims nationwide.   Specialising in abuse law, Elizabeth provides a free legal advice service to rape victims on a national basis. Call her in confidence on freephone 0808 139 1606 or send an email to her at [email protected]leeblackwell.co.uk   Elizabeth is experienced in identifying the legal options open to victims to seek compensation, either through the government's CICA criminal injury compensation scheme or by making a legal claim in the county court against the attacker or any...