We don’t just use the phrase ‘Talk to Thompsons’ we truly believe it is good to talk. Which is why we have launched the Talk to Thompsons podcast and thank you for joining us in our discussion today.
In today’s episode our host Paul Kissen speaks again to Thompsons’ Survivors Team who look after our clients in the process of Historic Abuse cases. These cases relate to clients who suffered abuse as children whilst in the care at many different institutions including children’s homes, prestigious private schools, religious organisations and sports clubs. This week, the team answer some common questions we are asked by clients and potential clients about how their case will be handled. And we hear more about the Inquiry in to Celtic Boys Club which the team are currently working on.
If you feel anything discussed today is relevant to you and would like to speak to someone about this, our team are specially trained Trauma Informed solicitors who treat all enquiries with the strictest of confidence. If you require their assistance, please contact us on 0141 566 6878
Paul Kissen – Paul is a trainee lawyer within Thompsons’ employment law department and has a keen interest in understanding all the cases which the firm represents clients on and highlighting these to our listeners.
Patrick McGuire – Patrick is a senior Partner at Thompsons and is an expert in personal injury and has been regarded as an expert in public inquries, most notably for his work in bringing about investigation in to Celtic Boys Club historic abuse claims.
Laura Connor – Laura is a Partner at Thompsons and heads up our Survivors Team. Laura works closely with charities and has a passion for getting justice for historic abuse survivors and supporting them during the process.
Shona Cocksedge – Shona is a solicitor within the Survivors Team at Thompsons and has worked exclusively on historic abuse cases since 2018.
Daniel Canning – Daniel is a solicitor within the Survivors Team at Thompsons offering legal support to survivors and campaigning for change with the charity Take Justice.
Emma Wheelhouse – Emma is a trainee solicitor in the Survivors Team at Thompsons. AS well as working on abuse cases, Emma works closely with the charity Wellbeing Scotland offering support and advice to childhood abuse survivors.
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