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27 March 2020 | Podcasts |

HJ Talks About Abuse: Alan Collins and guest Gary Burgess discuss Coronavirus

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Partner, Alan Collins, is joined in this latest podcast by freelance broadcaster and journalist, Gary Burgess. Many of you may know Gary from reporting on ITV News Channel, his journalism and his blogs.

In this podcast Alan and Gary discuss Coronavirus and what we perhaps can learn from the crisis that we are all having to contend with. They discuss the strength of the human character at times of adversity and how this will see us through the challenges that society will face in the months and years ahead. They reflect on their own experiences and how this may shape our own responses to the immediate and the future.

If you enjoyed listening to this episode of the HJ Talks About Abuse podcast, you can listen to our other episodes on your favourite streaming platforms with the buttons above.

We encourage anyone who has concerns about sexual abuse to get in touch. You can contact Alan Collins at [email protected] or Danielle Vincent at  [email protected].

Author bio

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).

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