Independent Inquiry Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) inquiry into the sexual abuse and exploitation of children in residential schools.

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The investigations by the IICSA will give a voice to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse, enable the Inquiry to understand how institutions have failed to protect children from sexual abuse and make practical recommendations to ensure better institutional protection for children in the future. Each investigation will conclude with a report that will…

CHILD SEX ABUSE – Record number of images

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More than a quarter of a million reports of online images and videos of child sexual abuse were dealt with by the Internet Watch Foundation in 2019. More than 132,000 contained child sexual abuse material, up 26% on 2018 and double the number identified in 2016. The charity said much of the abusive content is…

Selby Office

Job Vacancy – FAMILY SOLICITOR or FCILEx

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Jordans Solicitors are a dynamic Yorkshire law firm with offices in Dewsbury, Horsforth, Selby, Penistone and Wakefield. With over 70 years record of excellent service Jordans are a highly acclaimed choice for the West Yorkshire Area and beyond. We are currently looking for an experienced family solicitor or FCILEx to join our family team to…

Job Vacancy – Audio Legal Secretary – Childcare – Family – Public Law – Wakefield

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Jordans Solicitors are a dynamic Yorkshire law firm with offices in Dewsbury, Horsforth, Selby and Wakefield. With a 70 year record of excellent service, Jordans are a highly acclaimed choice for the West Yorkshire area and beyond. Duties/Responsibilities: Assist and support solicitors and fee earners in the family care department Undertake audio typing of client…

Police review allegations of historic abuse at William Henry Smith School

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Allegations of historical physical and sexual abuse at William Henry Smith School in Brighouse are being reviewed by West Yorkshire Police. William Henry Smith School was opened in 1961. The school, which still operates today, was a school for children with special educational needs. In recent years the school was subject to a criminal investigation…

Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

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The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has concluded that, “children in homes run by Quarries, Aberlour Child Care Trust and Barnardo’s (QAB providers) suffered physical, emotional and sexual abuse.” The first phase of the Inquiry examined the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul between 1917 and 1981, with particular focus on Smyllum Park Orphanage,…

Reynhard Sinaga, thought to be Britain’s “most prolific rapist”, has been jailed for life after being convicted of offences against 48 men.

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Reynhard Sinaga, 36, an “evil sexual predator”, has been convicted of 159 sex offences, including 136 rapes, against 48 men and will “never be safe to be released”, said Judge Suzanne Goddard QC. Sinaga, who was studying for a PHD at the University of Leeds, was found guilty of luring men outside Manchester clubs to…