Abuse in Scouts or Cadets
If you were sexually abused whilst a member of the Scouts or (this could be for example the army or sea cadets or The Boys Brigade), then please do contact us.
You might be able to claim compensation for the physical and psychological harm you suffered. We will be able to advise you. We could also help you to claim compensation through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. If you have not done so already, we would advise you to report the sexual abuse that you suffered to the police.
If you suffered sexual abuse whilst you were a member of the Scouts or Cadets you may be able to bring a claim against the person who abused you or against the organisation you were a part of. It may even be possible to bring a claim against both the individual and the organisation. This will depend on the circumstances of your case.
Some restrictions may apply to your ability to bring a claim. For more information, refer to our FAQ section below. Alternatively, get in touch using the phone or envelope icons on this page to arrange a free initial consultation with the team.
How can we help
If you’ve experienced sexual abuse as a result of your involvement in scouts and cadets, you may want justice, compensation, or simply an apology. You may also want further advice and support.
Whether the sexual abuse suffered was by an individual as part of a scouts or cadets, you deserve justice. Justice, for many people, includes the compensation you may be entitled to. While compensation can't undo the experience of suffering abuse, it can help you start to move on with your life.
Whichever course of action you choose, our lawyers have many years’ experience of working with survivors of abuse, and will always have your best interests at heart. You’ll find us sensitive to your needs, expert at listening, and thoughtful and considered when explaining the options available to you.
Our team of specialist solicitors have helped many people secure sexual abuse compensation. One of our team can offer you a free consultation to give you advice on making a claim.
We can meet you at home, in our office, or any location you choose – or we can talk on the phone if you prefer.
Please don't feel worried or embarrassed discussing your claim with one of us. We'll deal with your case with great care and attention, and completely confidentially, to help you achieve the justice you deserve.