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Adult Abuse Solicitors

We understand how immensely difficult it can be to, firstly, come to terms with what has happened and, secondly, to take the necessary actions to seek justice for the crime.

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What is Adult Abuse?

Adult abuse is when an individual uses power or control over a person to cause them significant harm or distress. There are many different types of adult abuse including physical, emotional, psychological, financial and sexual abuse, as well as neglect and exploitation. Abuse can happen anywhere: at home, in a public place, at a hospital or care home, or even at work.

Why choose Bolt Burdon Kemp?

Adult abuse specialist solicitors

We have an empathetic team of highly trained solicitors dedicated to helping survivors of abuse secure compensation.

Personal, bespoke service

When we handle your case, you can choose whether your solicitor is male or female. You will also have direct access to your solicitor by email or mobile and can speak to them at any time.

Confidentiality and privacy

Confidentiality is of utmost importance to us. We can apply to court to anonymise your details and will always ask your permission before contacting others, such as the police and witnesses, about your case.

Unafraid to challenge the existing law

We are one of the leading abuse law firms, having won cases in both the Court of Appeal and House of Lords which have changed the law, making it easier for many to claim compensation.

Highly recommended

We are highly recommended by the independent Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 guides.

NHS Trust settles sexual assault case by nurse Vijay Bundhun

Our client contacted BBK as she wished to bring a claim for compensation against Kent and Medway NHS Trust for the sexual assault she suffered at the hands of her mental health nurse, Vijay Bundhun, in approximately 2012/2013.

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Meet our Abuse Claims Team

Dino Nocivelli
Partner – Part of the Abuse Claims Team
Jessica Standley
Associate – Part of the Abuse Claims Team
Siobhán Crawford
Senior Associate – Part of the Abuse Claims Team
Joseph Carr
Associate – Part of the Abuse Claims Team
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  • I cannot stress how exceptional the way the case was handled by Jessica Standley from start to finish, she dealt with every issue I had in a considerate & professional manner.  Never at any time did I have reason to regret any decision that was made in the process which…
    MS
  • Jessica was the first person I talked to about my situation and the first one to believe me, that was priceless for me.  I got on so well with her, she was great.  From the moment I met her I trusted her and knew she would sort this for me. …
    MW
  • Jessica was superb, I have nothing but good things to say.  She was helpful, considerate and compassionate.
  • Jessica was absolutely brilliant, she was really caring.  She helped me, talked to me and listened to me.  She fought really hard to get me as much as she could.

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