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Children services and safeguarding


Challenges for organisations working with children are growing rapidly. Baby P shone a bright light on safeguarding generally, as well as leading to unprecedented levels of care applications and continuing structural reform. Our specialists understand the blurring of demarcation lines and responsibilities between professionals in health, education and social care and the issues these bring. We offer pragmatic, inclusive, sensitive and specialist advice through alignment of your resources and specialists.

We have:

  • a national reputation, with experience spanning education, health and social care
  • lawyers seconded to Mental Health Trusts and national inspectorates
  • NHS Resolution panel members 
  • an established client base, over 50 unitary or top-tier local authorities, over 50 NHS Trusts, national charities, insurers, national sporting bodies and independent health and social care providers.

We offer a full range of services, advisory matters on safeguarding child protection, employment, public inquiries and investigations, contentious claims and court proceedings on care issues.

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