What are you looking for?

12 April 2019 | Comment | Podcasts | Article by Alan Collins

Grooming Gangs: a serious issue facing young people

itunes listen on apple podcast listen on spotify podcasts

UK police are dealing with an increasing number of grooming gangs in recent years. Grooming is clearly becoming a big issue that faces social service, police the NHS and government, but more than that, it is terribly damaging to its victims. Alan and Sam discuss this pervasive and destructive trend.

If you have a question that you would like covered in a future episode of the podcast or would like to speak to someone about your own experiences then email [email protected] to get in touch.

Author bio

Alan Collins


Alan Collins is one of the best known and most experienced solicitors in the field of child abuse litigation and has acted in many high profile cases, including the Jimmy Savile and Haut de la Garenne abuse scandals.  Alan has represented interested parties before public inquiries including the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry, and IICSA (Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse).

Internationally, Alan works in Australia, South East Asia, Uganda, Kenya, and California representing clients in high profile sexual abuse cases. Alan also spoke at the Third Regional Workshop on Justice for Children in East Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok hosted by Unicef and HCCH (Hague Conference on Private International Law).

Disclaimer: The information on the Hugh James website is for general information only and reflects the position at the date of publication. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be treated as such. If you would like to ensure the commentary reflects current legislation, case law or best practice, please contact the blog author.


Next steps

We’re here to get things moving. Drop a message to one of our experts and we’ll get straight back to you.

Call us: 033 3016 2222

Message us