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Farrer & Co | Handling allegations of non-recent abuse: key points for institutions

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is now well underway and details of the first 12 investigations of the Inquiry have started to emerge from the preliminary hearings. The publicity that the Inquiry will generate will, we expect, lead to higher numbers of victims or alleged victims of abuse contacting institutions.

In this article, Ben Longworth and Maria Strauss examine some common issues that are relevant for non–recent abuse cases.

You can read the article in full here.

If you require further information on anything covered in this briefing please contact Maria Strauss (maria.strauss@farrer.co.uk or 020 3375 7259), Ben Longworth (ben.longworth@farrer.co.uk or 020 3375 7195) or your usual contact at the firm on 020 3375 7000.

This publication is a general summary of the law. It should not replace legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances.

© Farrer & Co LLP,  April 2016

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