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Two Additional Medomsley Officers Charged With Historic Child Abuse

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Two former staff members of the Medomsley Detention Centre have been charged with historical sex offences, which follows on from 5 other former officers being convicted and jailed for similar offences earlier on in the year. Ian Nicholson, 74, will answer one charge of misconduct in a public office, three counts of buggery and four…

Scotland’s Financial Consultation Redress For Historical Child Abuse

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This consultation seeks views on the detailed design of a statutory financial redress scheme in Scotland, scheme administration issues, and views on financial redress as part of a package of wider reparations for survivors of historical child abuse in care. The consultation and engagement on redress involved three main activities which took place over the…

Huddersfield Gang “targeted young girls for sex “

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Leeds Crown Court has heard that a group of 9 men and 1 woman “ groomed 4 vulnerable girls aged between 12 to 16 years old and treated them as objects to be used and abused at will.” The gang was described to the Court as treating the girls as “sexual commodities.” The men and…

Jordans Solicitors take on the Wakefield Way for CAP Care

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In conjunction with the firm’s 70th birthday, we are challenging members of our staff to “Walk the Wakefield Way” in exchange for sponsorship for CAP Care. The Wakefield Way is a 70 mile circular walk around the outskirts of the Wakefield Area, the route is available on the Ramblers Association website. There are 4 teams…

Michael ‘Kit’ Carson – Took His Own Life

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A junior football star-maker with a dark history of alleged abuse crashed his car at high speed into a tree, killing himself on the morning of the first day of his trial which was due to take place at Peterborough Crown Court for sexual abuse charges involving 11 boys. During a successful career, Carson worked…

JOB VACANCY – DUTY SOLICITOR – CRIMINAL LITIGATION

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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.   Location:          Wakefield Job Title:          Duty Solicitor – Criminal Litigation Hours:             Full-time plus out of hours duty work…

JOB VACANCY – LEGAL ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

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Job Title: Full time/Part-time Legal Administration Assistant Hours: Full time Monday – Friday (9.00 am to 5.00 pm) 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….

JOB VACANCY – LEGAL SECRETARY – FAMILY – 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 fee earners/partner in the family department Undertake audio typing of client correspondence/forms/documentation when required…

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Former care worker jailed for 15 years for child sexual abuse offences

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Former care worker Bruce McLean, 62, has been jailed at Chester Crown Court this week for 15 years after being found guilty of 27 indecent assault sex charges against schoolboys in two separate trials. The charges relate to abuse of more than twenty young boys aged from seven, between 1975 and 1991. McLean must serve…

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Rotherham Child Sexual Abuse: More men convicted

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Six more men have been convicted of grooming and sexually abusing girls. The offences relate to seven girls who were under the age of 16 between 1998 and 2000. Sheffield Crown Court heard that the men would hang around Rotherham bus station or local schools. They would work as a gang giving the girls alcohol…