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Wednesday, November 11, 2015



If you’re thinking about making a claim for compensation because you’ve suffered child abuse, choosing the right solicitor for you is really important.


Watkins & Gunn’s dedicated team of solicitors – specialise in cases for survivors of abuse who are seeking compensation through the courts. We represent both children and adults often traumatised by recalling events of sexual, physical or emotional abuse in their past. Acting for clients nationwide, in one-off cases and large group actions, we can also assist with applications to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA).


We do understand how extremely difficult it is to come forward and talk about any sexual or physical abuse that you have suffered. We know how traumatic the recollection of events can be, and our Solicitors will do all they can to ensure that you feel safe and secure throughout the claims process.


We know it can take many years for victims to be able to talk about the childhood abuse they have suffered. No matter how long ago the abuse took place, it may still be possible to make a claim.


We sue individual abusers, their employers, foster parents, children’s home operators, schools, religious organisations, youth clubs, sports clubs, charitable foundations and social services departments… the list is a long one.


Watkins & Gunn handle all types of sexual and physical abuse claims throughout the breadth of south Wales, including Cardiff, Newport and Swansea with complete sensitivity and understanding. We offer a free, confidential consultation which enables our Lawyers to take a preliminary view of the abuse case, and allows the victim to get free legal advice.


Cases can be run on a NO WIN NO FEE basis or in some cases with the benefit of Legal Aid.


Every abuse case is individual and it's important that aside of any monetary claim for compensation, we help victims of sexual and physical abuse in achieving recognition of the trauma that they have suffered, and hopefully some form of closure. Our specialist team will take clients through the process with skill and sensitivity.


Michael Imperato, our specialist in abuse claims, has recently featured articles in a number of local media.


Please click here to read the piece in the South Wales Argus


Please click here to read the opinion piece featured in local media recently


Jeff Parry who is working with our team to pursue a claim against the former headteacher of Malpas’ Church in Wales school, Jon Styler said: “The Watkins & Gunn team have great expertise in dealing with these sensitive cases and I’m happy to be working with them. I hope that we now get a resolution as this has severely affected my life. I’d urge anyone else who has been affected to come forward to get the justice they deserve.”




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