This website was set up by Malcolm Johnson, a solicitor who helps advocates make complaints to local authorities on behalf of their clients. It contains a series of short case reports from the Local Government Ombudsman, which will help advocates judge how much compensation or what kind of remedies their clients should receive.
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Malcolm Johnson is a solicitor experienced in acting for children in care and careleavers. He is one of the authors of "Child Abuse Compensation Claims" published by Jordans and he co-ordinates the Claimants' Group on the Historic Abuse Litigation Forum, an initiative set up to look at ways of improving the litigation process in child abuse compensation claims. He appears regularly on television and radio to talk about his work.. At present he is working on a handbook with two other advocates, Dr Lynn Brady and Muna Adam entitled "An Advocate’s Guide to Complaints in England" to be published by Pavilion in June of this year.
· B v LB Ealing  EWHC 1262 (QB) (reported on BAILLI) - damages recovered for physical and emotional harm including a claim for wasted expenditure on alcohol.
· ABC v P  EWHC 1953 (QB) QBD 04/05/2011 (reported on Lawtel) - dissipation of assets in a freezing injunction in relation to a claim for sexual offences including voyeurism.
· VN and SN v Brent and Others  EWHC 936 (QB) – claim brought against local authority for failure to remove from foster care and direct claim against foster parents.
· CICA v First Tier Tribunal and Y  EWCA Civ 139 – application to Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority for “double dose” of defective gene imparted to child born of consanguineous and abusive relationship.
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